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Female diver and octopus, netsuke
(Ama otome ni tako netsuke 海女少女に蛸 根付)
(19th century)

Medium
ivory
Measurements
1.8 × 5.1 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Japan
Inscription
incised (in Japanese characters) on base c.r.: Ryūkoku Kikugawa saku
Accession Number
1264I-D4
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1952
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Round with low relief of woman grappling with octopus.