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Figure (Japan), 19th century

This is a Figure. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is ivory. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by J. Lionberger Davis. It is credited Gift of J. Lionberger Davis.

  • Compact, Bonsai Tree, 1928
  • carved jadeite, cabochon sapphires, enamel, rose-cut diamonds, gold.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.37

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7.5 x 8.7 x 6.8 cm (2 15/16 x 3 7/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Figure (Japan), 19th century; ivory; H x W x D: 7.5 x 8.7 x 6.8 cm (2 15/16 x 3 7/16 x 2 11/16 in.); Gift of J. Lionberger Davis; 1968-1-24

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