Netsuke in the Shape of a Dog, Ivory, Japan

Netsuke in the Shape of a Dog

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.5 cm); W. 1 5/8 in. (4 cm); D. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)
Classification:
Netsuke
Credit Line:
The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.268.179
Not on view
[ Harry G. C. Packard , Tokyo, until 1975; donated and sold to MMA].
McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College. "Spiritual Beliefs and Earthly Goods: Jesuits and the Exchange between Portugal and Japan in the Age of Exploration," February 16, 2013–June 2, 2013.