Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Netsuke in the Shape of a Dog

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.5 cm); W. 1 5/8 in. (4 cm); D. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)
Classification:
Netsuke
Credit Line:
The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.268.179
Not on view
McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College. "Spiritual Beliefs and Earthly Goods: Jesuits and the Exchange between Portugal and Japan in the Age of Exploration," February 16, 2013–June 2, 2013.

Related Objects

Inrō with Portuguese Figures

Date: late 18th–early 19th century Medium: Four cases; lacquered wood with gold hiramaki-e and cut-out gold foil application on black ground Netsuke: dog; ivory Ojime: antler bead Accession: 1975.268.178 On view in:Not on view

Portrait of the Sinhalese King Sri Vikrama Raja Sinha (r. 1798–1815)

Date: early 19th century Medium: Ivory with engraved and painted design Accession: 2010.142 On view in:Gallery 242

Buddha Shakyamuni with attendant bodhisattvas

Date: 12th–14th century Medium: Mammoth ivory Accession: 34.26.1a, b On view in:Gallery 219

Flying Apsaras (Hiten)

Date: late 11th to early 12th century Medium: Lacquered and gilded Japanese cypress Accession: 2015.300.251a, b On view in:Gallery 224

Medallion with Return from a Spring Outing

Date: late 16th–early 17th century Medium: Ivory Accession: 1993.176 On view in:Gallery 219