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Dancer with a drum
Date: 1800-1950
Object Name: Netsuke
Materials: Ivory
Dimensions: H. 4.0 cm x L. 2.7 cm
Credit Line: Transfer from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Department: Japanese Art
Collection: Decorative Arts
Object Number: B70Y925
On Display: No

Description

Label: This dancer, wearing a hunting robe (kariginu), plays on an hourglass-shaped hand drum (kotsuzumi) as he stamps his feet to accent the rhythm. Drums are used in a variety of Japanese theatrical and folk performances.

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Exhibition History: Thematic exhibition "Shadows, Masks, and Music: Aspects of the Performing Arts in Asia" at AAM 4/23/05-1/22/06
Label: This dancer, wearing a hunting robe (kariginu), plays on an hourglass-shaped hand drum (kotsuzumi) as he stamps his feet to accent the rhythm. Drums are used in a variety of Japanese theatrical and folk performances.
Exhibition History: Thematic exhibition "Shadows, Masks, and Music: Aspects of the Performing Arts in Asia" at AAM 4/23/05-1/22/06