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Netsuke: O.42-2008

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

netsuke

Maker(s)

Unknown (Carver)

Description

Ivory, carved with Sennin Chinese man releasing his dragon from his begging bowl. The eyes are inlaid with glass on dragon.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Dr. Roy Hull

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-11-24) by Hull, Roy, Dr

Dating

Late 20th Century
Production date: circa AD 1980

Components of the work

Eyes composed of glass

Materials used in production

Ivory

Techniques used in production

Carving

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.42-2008
Primary reference Number: 187537
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Created: Wednesday 9 May 2012 Updated: Thursday 4 June 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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