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Asian Art

Two Rats Eating a Candle

1615–1868

Netsuke, Ivory

9/16 × 2 5/16 × 7/8 in. (1.4 × 5.9 × 2.2 cm)
Bequest of Herman M. Levy, B.A. 1927, LL.B. 1929, and Hilda P. Levy
1994.64.36
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Herman M. Levy (1904–1994) and Hilda Putziger Levy (1907–1982), Hamden, Conn; bequest in 1994 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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