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Demon Massaging the King of Hell

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Artist Unknown (Japan)

Date

early 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 11/16 x 15/16 x 1 5/8in. (4.3 x 2.4 x 4.1cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: Tag lender'S tag, through holes
Physical Description: angry faced man with long beard, waering elaborate hat and holding a paddle, being given a back massage by a small standing demon
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Walter Lane Barksdale
Accession Number: 98.105.115
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009