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Netsuke of Patient Undergoing Massage, by Yoshikazu, Japan, Mid 19th Century

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Inventory Number: 47782
Object Type:
Persons: Yoshikazu
Date Created: Mid 19th Century
Place Created: Japan Asia
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1936-28/2348a
Brief Description: Ivory netsuke with unequal cord holes.


A blind amma massaging the left shoulder joint of his clint. The amma has a cyst on his head above the right eye. He holds the forearm of the client with his left hand. He wears a heori. The client draws up the left side of his face with pain. The client is unrobed to this middle.


Signed with signature incised within an oval catouche:-Yoshikazu.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by A. E. Gunther. Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke. Bought from Yamanaka, 24/5/35.
Collection Group: Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke
Material(s): Ivory

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