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Netsuke of Patient Undergoing Massage, Japan

Inventory Number: 46487
Object Type:
Place Created: Japan Asia
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1936-28/2082
Brief Description: Wooden netsuke with metal swivel ring instead of cord holes.


A Blind Man massaging a patient. The operator has a cyst on the right side of the cranium. The right eye is open and blind, the left eye is closed. The Masseur is clothed, the patient is nude to the middle.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by A. E. Gunther. Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke. Bought from Williams 4/4/30. Bought from Williams 4/4/30
Collection Group: Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke.
Material(s): Wood
metal.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
35 35 mm

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Image with multimedia irn 26745

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