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Hare and the Moon

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Artist Unknown (Japan)

Date

late 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G239
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Sculpture-Netsuke (Do Not Use) | Ivory
Size: 1 x 1 3/8 x 1in. (2.5 x 3.5 x 2.5cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: Tag lender's tag, on clouds on back
Physical Description: hare with inlaid red eyes holds a large staff in its left front paw and pushes a large ball over stylized, spiral clouds
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Walter Lane Barksdale
Accession Number: 98.105.50
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009