Ojime a bead carved with the face of a god of good fortune

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Maker(s)
Artist: Style of Somada
Historical period(s)
Edo period, late 18th century
Dimensions
H x W x D: 10.1 x 3.2 x 2.4 cm (4 x 1 1/4 x 15/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1944.37c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container
Type

Ojime

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, medicine, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alexander G. Mosle

Published References
  • Ann Yonemura. Japanese Lacquer. Washington, 1979. cat. 41, p. 72.
  • Alexander G. Mosle. The Mosle Collection: Descriptive Catalogue... Leipzig. cat. 1729, pl. CXIV.
  • Alexander G. Mosle Henri L. Joly. Japanese Works of Art: Armour, Weapons, Sword-fittings, Lacquer, Pictures, Textiles, Color-prints selected from the Mosle Collection. 2 vols. Leipzig. cat. 1729, p. 50.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum