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Clothing and Dress > Netsukes

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Netsuke, Japanese dress toggle, in a shape of lion dancer, bone, maker unknown, Japan, 1700-1900, 1700 - 1900
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Object statement
Netsuke, Japanese dress accessory, toggle in a shape of lion dancer, bone, maker unknown, Japan, 1700-1900
This object was part of a collection owned by the donors Alastair and Hedda Morrison. It was purchased in Japan in 1961 for 4,000 Yen.

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Description
Netsuke, Japanese dress accessory, toggle in a shpae of lion dancer, bone, maker unknown, Japan, 1700-1900

Hand carved bone figure. Depicts a Shishimai dancer. The Shishimai, or lion dance was originally imported from mainland China in the seventh century. This figure depicts a lion dancer wearing a costume consisting of a long cloak with a mask of the head of the Shishi, the mythical half lion, half dog beast. The front of the costume is open to show the face and legs of the dancer. The figure is tubular in shape and hollow in the middle.

Designed: Japan; 1700 - 1900


Owned: Morrison, Alastair;

Owned: Morrison, Hedda;
Marks
no marks
96/61/3
Production date
1700 - 1900
Height
47 mm
Diameter
20 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Gift of Alastair Morrison.

This object record is currently incomplete. The information available may date back as far as 125 years. Other information may exist in a non-digital form. The Museum continues to update and add new research to collection records.
Subjects
+ Mythology
+ Dancing
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