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Netsuke

Description

Netsuke of wood, ivory and mother-of-pearl, Zhong Kui (J: Shoki) the Demon-Queller standing with a sword held over a small demon in his grasp, signed: by Higo Daijo, Osaka, Japan, late 18th century

Museum reference

A.1914.1513

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Netsuke

Production information

Higo Daijo, c. 1768 - c. 1800 (fl.)
Japan, East Asia

Date

Late 18th century

Materials

Wood, Ivory, Mother of pearl

Physical description

2 pieces of mother of pearl inlay are loose, bagged with object (LB 20180704)

Associations

Depicted: Shoki

Exhibitions

  • Inspired by Nature (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Looking East: The Lady Ivy Wu Gallery (29 Jul 2011 - 08 Jun 2014)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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