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Japanese netsuke, a cat fish (earthquake fish) with its tail curled back

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An image of Netsuke. Unknown maker, Japan. A cat fish (earthquake fish) with its tail curled back. The eyes are inlaid with glass. Ivory, carved, 1950-2000.

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Netsuke. Unknown maker, Japan. A cat fish (earthquake fish) with its tail curled back. The eyes are inlaid with glass. Ivory, carved, 1950-2000.

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  • Accession Number: O.297-2008
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Image Library; Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Image height: 609 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
  • Filesize: 53.75kB
  • Exposure time: 1/30
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2000:01:04 02:26:01

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20th Century _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPAC _WF_OPAC_pending aquatic carved cat fish catfish earthquake fish fish Fitz_AA inlaid inlay ivory Japanese netsuke

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