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Inro: O.6-1921

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Lacquer inro, with five divisions. Black ground, wearing brown in places through effect of light and age. Depicting a silver wire spider and its web. On the reverse there are silver wire waves and a plain top. Hiramakie mon on the bottom. Nashiji lining and risers.

Legal notes

Given by Oscar Raphael

Measurements and weight

Length: 7.9 cm
Width: 4.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

Late 17th Century
1650 - 1699

Components of the work

Spider, Web, Waves composed of silverwire Bottom Lining, Risers

Materials used in production

black Ground colour Lacquer

Techniques used in production

Lacquering

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.6-1921
Primary reference Number: 140687
Raphael list number: 23
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Inro" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/140687 Accessed: 2022-07-03 03:07:15

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