An image of Netsuke in the form of a child with a tortoise and a cat

Seiko

(Japan  – )

Netsuke in the form of a child with a tortoise and a cat

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Meiji period 1868–1912
Year
19th century
Media
Sculpture
Medium
carved ivory
Dimensions
3.3 x 4.7 cm
Signature & date

Signed base, in Japanese, red ink, incised "Seiko [or Shizutora]". Not dated.

Credit
Bequest of Henry Albert Nathan 1941
Accession number
7159.42