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Japanese katabori, figures and screen, by Kiyomitsu

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An image of Netsuke: katabori: Figures and screen. Kiyomitsu (Japanese). Group of two figures playing kakurembo (hide-and-seek), one curled in a ball, face down, his hands over his head hiding behind a screen; the other standing barefoot in a kimono, his face covered by a grotesque mask and peering round the side of the screen which is carved with a large peony head, bud and leaves. Standing figure's outspread arm resting on the screen forms a natural himotoshi. Good patina. Wood, carved, height, whole, 3.6 cm, width, whole, 3.4 cm, circa 1868-1900. Edo Period (1615-1868).

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Netsuke: katabori: Figures and screen. Kiyomitsu (Japanese). Group of two figures playing kakurembo (hide-and-seek), one curled in a ball, face down, his hands over his head hiding behind a screen; the other standing barefoot in a kimono, his face covered by a grotesque mask and peering round the side of the screen which is carved with a large peony head, bud and leaves. Standing figure's outspread arm resting on the screen forms a natural himotoshi. Good patina. Wood, carved, height, whole, 3.6 cm, width, whole, 3.4 cm, circa 1868-1900. Edo Period (1615-1868).

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  • Accession Number: O.62-1991
  • 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: 984 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 116.15kB
  • Exposure time: 1/30
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2000:01:02 01:55:20

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19th Century carved child children Edo Period figures Fitz_AA floral flowers games hidden hide and seek hiding hiding place himotoshi Japanese kakurembo katabori kids Kiyomitsu mask masks netsuke Paeoniaceae paeony patina patinated patination peonies peony playful playing screen wood wooden

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