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Netsuke: O.161-2008

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Carver: Unknown




Netsuke-Manju, ivory, Shoki is crouching and pressing down the straw hat with his hands, Oni has already run away and its loin cloth of tiger skin trapped underneath the hat. The eyes of Shoki are inlaid with horn, a tassel from his sword handle has beads, two jade, two coral, a semi precious stone.


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


19th century
1800 CE - 1900 CE

Components of the work

Sword Handle composed of semi precious stone ( bead) jade ( two beads) coral ( two beads)
Eyes composed of horn ( inlaid)

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Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: O.161-2008
Primary reference Number: 189488
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Created: Wednesday 3 October 2012 Updated: Wednesday 3 October 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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