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Dancing Man Wearing the Mask of Otafuku

19th century

Netsuke: ivory

1 9/16 × 1 1/16 in. (4 × 2.7 cm)
Gift of Frank and Joan Kenna in memory of Herman Robert and Margaret Reimers Giese
1989.94.23
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Frank Kenna Jr. (1923–2015) and Joan Giese Kenna, Woodbridge, Conn.; gift in 1989 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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