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Title

Fox Mask

Artist

Tekka Makutomo

Date

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) | Wood
Size: 1 7/16 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/2in. (3.7 x 3.5 x 3.8cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: Signature signature, on back
Physical Description: fox head with movable jaw, lips curled back showing teeth; orange thread on back
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Walter Lane Barksdale
Accession Number: 98.105.6
Artist: Makutomo Tekka, active early 19th century
Role: Maker
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Life Dates: active early 19th century
Added to Site: February 28, 2009