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Japanese kagamibuta with a musician

Image attached to O.38-1991

An image of Netsuke: kagamibuta. Unknown maker, Japan. Musician. Central himotoshi. Shibuichi disc, cast and decorated in relief with a seated figure playing a drum and wearing a mask on top of his head applied in copper. Possibly a No actor/musician. Circular ivory bowl with traces of green staining to inner rim, with cast, metal disc decorated in relief, and eyelet, height, whole, 1.8 cm, width, whole, 4.2 cm, circa 1800-1868.

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Netsuke: kagamibuta. Unknown maker, Japan. Musician. Central himotoshi. Shibuichi disc, cast and decorated in relief with a seated figure playing a drum and wearing a mask on top of his head applied in copper. Possibly a No actor/musician. Circular ivory bowl with traces of green staining to inner rim, with cast, metal disc decorated in relief, and eyelet, height, whole, 1.8 cm, width, whole, 4.2 cm, circa 1800-1868.

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  • Accession Number: O.38-1991
  • 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: 985 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 97.25kB
  • Exposure time: 1/30
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2000:01:01 17:11:46

Key words

19th Century actor actors cast circular copper disc disk drummer drumming drums Fitz_AA hanya himotoshi ivory Japanese kagamibuta male mask masks metalwork music musical instruments musician netsuke Nogaku Noh Noh masks playing playing an instrument relief round Shibuichi disc theatre theatrical

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