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Netsuke of Pea Pods

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm); W. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Netsuke
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.973
Not on view
Edward C. Moore , New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA).
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