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Netsuke of a Seated Shishi

Artist:
Nanyō
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Ebony
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.5 cm); W. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
Classification:
Netsuke
Credit Line:
Gift of Alvin H. Schechter, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.399.15
Not on view
Signature: Nanyō
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