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Abacus, Japanese, Early 20th Century

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Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 38788
Object Type: Object
Place Created: Japan Asia
Subject Classification(s): Calculating Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Brief Description: 13 columns of 5 plus 1 beads.
Primary Inscriptions: See notes
Provenance: Purchased by prior owner at Stevens' sale 1929.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Cherry
ivory and bamboo


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