Ivory Rats
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A small ivory carving, known as an Okimono, of two rats with an egg. It would have been carved in Japan in the middle of the 1800s. Okimono were purely decorative items, made mainly for the Western market. Part of the Japanese Collection from the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro, Cornwall.

The object is 9 cm tall.

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Ma = Millions of years ago
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