circa 1800 1868
probably 19th century
Edo Period (1615-1868)
Netsuke: manju. Wood, applied with gilding. A circular manju in two sections made of dark wood with a pronounced grain. The base is plain and has a central himotoshi. The cover is decorated in raised gilding with two geometric designs: a square with angled corners containing three rectangles of varying lengths in the centre, and a circle with three petals outlining the edge and overlapped by three petals joined at the centre.
wood (plant material); whole
lacquer; decoration; red and black
wood, applied with gilding, with black and red lacquer
height, whole, 1.7, cm
width, whole, 3.8, cm
given; 1993-10-11; Fink, Margaret, G.
on loan since 1975, unknown before donor
Given by Mrs Margaret G. Fink
Object Number: O.1A-1993
(record id: 22139; input: 2001-02-26; modified: 2017-02-06)