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1931

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Kinchaku (purse) With Netsuke And Ojime On Chord

This is a Kinchaku (purse) with netsuke and ojime on chord. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is tooled leather (purse); incised and inlaid copper alloy and brass (clasp); carved ivory and shibuichi (netsuke); silk (chord). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

  • Bag, Small Shaving
  • gilded washi paper, silk, polyurethane.
  • Courtesy of Luisa Cevese Riedizioni.
  • 88.2015.10

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 12 x 8 x 2.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 1 in.)

Cite this object as

Kinchaku (purse) With Netsuke And Ojime On Chord; tooled leather (purse); incised and inlaid copper alloy and brass (clasp); carved ivory and shibuichi (netsuke); silk (chord); H x W x D: 12 x 8 x 2.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 1 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-48-71

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