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Netsuke: O.240-2008

Object information

Titles

netsuke

Maker(s)

Unknown (Carver)

Description

Boxwood and ivory, an old man squatting on a stump of a tree, patting salt layer on top of the basket for Ume (plum) pickles. Ivory plum blossoms detail on tree stump. Ivory lined Himotoshi.

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

Mid 19th century
1830 CE - 1870 CE

Components of the work

Part composed of boxwood ivory

Techniques used in production

Carving

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.240-2008
Primary reference Number: 190317
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "netsuke" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/190317 Accessed: 2022-06-25 14:27:33

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