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Artist: Nagai Rantei, active first half 19th century

Starving Ox

19th century

Netsuke: stained ivory with glass inlay

2 in. (5.08 cm)
Gift of Mrs. C. Sanford Bull
1955.44.7
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Mrs. C. Sanford Bull (nee Helen Ives Smith), Middlebury, Conn.; gift in 1955 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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