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Netsuke of a curled rat


Masano (of Ise)


17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Netsuke of a curled rat, Masano (of Ise)
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood
Size: 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (3.81 x 3.81 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th century
Inscriptions: Inscription; Tag inscription bottom of rat, translated 'Masano'; tag: 'MASANO 125'
Physical Description: rat curled into a ball holding his tail; black eyes; other j#81
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: 96.146.300
Artist: Masano (of Ise), Chinese
Role: Maker
Nationality: Chinese
Life Dates: Chinese
Added to Site: February 28, 2009