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

Netsuke of a Kappa

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm); Diam. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Classification:
Netsuke
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, 1910
Accession Number:
10.211.1857
Not on view
Signature: Sukenao
[ Adam Clark Vroman , Pasadena, CA , 1910; sold to Sage]. ; Margaret Olivia Sage , New York (1910; donated to MMA).
Paris. Centre Culturel du Marais. "Hokusai et son Temps," October 3, 1980–January 3, 1981.

Related Objects

Buddhist monk Bodhidharma (Chinese: Damo)

Date: 17th century Medium: Rhinoceros horn Accession: 2011.344 On view in:Gallery 219

Standing Buddha

Date: 18th century Medium: Copper alloy with gilding Accession: 2010.68a, b On view in:Gallery 242

Boy with water buffalo

Date: 18th century Medium: Jade (nephrite) Accession: 02.18.438 On view in:Gallery 210

Miniature mountains representing the mythical realm Penglai

Date: 18th century Medium: Emerald Accession: 2015.500.5.20a–c On view in:Gallery 219

“Takebun,” from the Musical Drama “The New Piece” (“Shinkyoku”)

Date: early 17th century Medium: Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, gold and silver leaf on paper Accession: 2015.300.104.1, .2 On view in:Not on view