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Japanese katabori, Monkey-trainer

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An image of Netsuke: katabori: Monkey-trainer. Unknown maker, Japan.  Ivory, carved and stained. Figure of a man (sarumawashi) seated, leaning his right arm on a barrel and resting his left hand on his left knee, his small monkey climbing up his back. Himotoshi on the underside. Ivory, carved and stained, height, whole, 2.9 cm, width, whole, 3.5 cm, circa 1800-1868. Edo Period (1615-1868).

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Netsuke: katabori: Monkey-trainer. Unknown maker, Japan. Ivory, carved and stained. Figure of a man (sarumawashi) seated, leaning his right arm on a barrel and resting his left hand on his left knee, his small monkey climbing up his back. Himotoshi on the underside. Ivory, carved and stained, height, whole, 2.9 cm, width, whole, 3.5 cm, circa 1800-1868. Edo Period (1615-1868).

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  • Accession Number: O.86-1991
  • 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: 809 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 93.29kB
  • Exposure time: 1/30
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2000:01:01 05:11:23

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19th Century barrel carved Edo Period Fitz_AA himotoshi ivory Japanese katabori male man monkey trainer monkeys netsuke sarumawashi seated sitting stained trainer

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