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Japanese netsuke, Yamabushi blowing a giant conch shell

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An image of Netsuke. Unknown maker, Japan. Yamabushi (the wandering fighting priest) blowing a giant conch shell, while two young boys possibly attendants waiting and playing next to him. Ivory, carved, 1830-1870.

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Netsuke. Unknown maker, Japan. Yamabushi (the wandering fighting priest) blowing a giant conch shell, while two young boys possibly attendants waiting and playing next to him. Ivory, carved, 1830-1870.

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  • Accession Number: O.64-2008
  • 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: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 943 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 566.06kB
  • Exposure time: 1/30
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2000:01:03 22:23:56

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19th Century attendants boys carved conch shell Edo Period Fitz_AA ivory Japanese male netsuke priest shells wandering Yamabushi

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