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Jiraiya and the Magic Toad




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: 2 11/16 x 1 1/16 x 15/16 in. (6.8 x 2.7 x 2.4 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: Signature; Tag on underside of skirt lender's tag, on proper right sleeve
Physical Description: bald standing man with toad on proper right shoulder and jar shaped basket slung over proper left shoulder; may be an allusion to Gama Sennin
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Walter Lane Barksdale
Accession Number: 98.105.46
Artist: Kunimitsu, Japanese, active mid-19th century
Role: Maker
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, active mid-19th century
Added to Site: February 28, 2009