Netsuke of Princess Fuji and her Falconer

Date Created: 25 September 2018

Author: Gyokushu

Source: The Internet

Location: Canada

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  • Japan
  • Hawk
  • Sculpture
  • 19th Century
  • Hunting
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Netsuke depicts Princess Fuji and her falconer: the princess is wearing a kimono with incised decoration, a large flat circular hat and carries a spray of wisteria over one shoulder. The Falconer is kneeling beside her with a falcon on his arm; two himotoshi on the back of the princess.

Accession Number: 2012.014.013
Credit: Gift of Phyllis and Trevor Albone
Paris Number: 22951
 
Period: 19th century
Culture: Japanese
Object Type: netsuke
Subject: AGGV
Material:
Ivory; pigment
Dimensions:
Overall: 3.7 x 3.2 x 2.3 cm

 

 

 

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