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Netsuke: O.234-2008

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Carver: Unknown




Ivory and inlay of mother of pearl, an old man standing and leaning forward, holding with his left hand a bundle of braided ropes of straw at his back.


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


Late 19th Century
1870 CE - 1900 CE

Components of the work

Inlay composed of mother-of-pearl

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: O.234-2008
Primary reference Number: 190311
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 7 November 2012 Updated: Wednesday 7 November 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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