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足長と仙人木彫根付
Ashinaga (Long Legs) and a Daoist Sage

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Netsuke
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, 1910
Accession Number:
10.211.2306
Not on view
This netsuke is a variation on the legend of ‘Long Legs and Long Arms’ (Ashinaga and Tenaga). This tall piece is representative of an early elongated style.
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