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Okimono: O.288-2008

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

okimono

Maker(s)

Carver: Unknown

Entities

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Description

Ivory, a monkey family battling with a giant octopus, the male monkey trying to untangle the tentacles, the female crying out with fear while her young is on top of its father and grabbing a octopus tentacle, the large extruding eyes of octopus focused on the large monkey on top of it head. The eyes are inlaid with ebony.

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 19th-early 20th Century
1870 CE - 1930 CE

Components of the work

Eyes composed of ebony ( inlaid)

Materials used in production

Ivory

Techniques used in production

Carving

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.288-2008
Primary reference Number: 190435
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 12 December 2012 Updated: Monday 10 August 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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