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Ivory from East Asia

Ivory, East Asia

Works of Art (12)

Inrô with design of silk spool in the Milky Way (the Tanabata Story of the Weaver and Herder), 19th century, Kyûkoku (Japanese), Mother-of-pearl, gold (14.40.878a,b)
Inrô with design of thatched hut, 18th–19th century, Japanese, Lacquer (29.100.841)
Koto with Case, early 17th century; fabric koto wrap, 18th and 19th century, Goto Teijo, Ninth Generation Goto Master (Japanese), Japan, Various woods, ivory and tortoiseshell inlay, gold and silver inlays, metalwork (2007.194a–f)
Medallion with Return from a Spring Outing, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), late 16th–early 17th century, China, Ivory (1993.176)
Netsuke: Autumn grasses with praying mantis, 18th century, Attributed to Ryûsa, Japanese, Carved ivory (10.211.1271)
Netsuke: Crab on a decaying lotus leaf, 19th century, Japanese, Ivory, copper alloy, gold (91.1.940)
Netsuke: Foreigner carrying a cock, 19th century, Japanese, Ivory (10.211.1444)
Netsuke: Goose and swallow, 19th century, Japanese, Ivory, metal alloy, mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell (10.211.1276)
Netsuke: Hanging scroll with image of Shôki and demons, 19th century, Japanese, Ivory (10.211.513)
Netsuke: Ox with boy playing flute, 19th century, Japanese, Wood, ivory, metal (10.211.780)
Paiban (half of a clapper), Ming dynasty, early 15th century, China, Ivory, traces of pigment (2003.166)
Roundel with Karma Lineage, 16th century, Tibet, Ivory (2003.495)