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Okimono: O.315-2008

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Okimono, ivory, Hanasaka Jiji. He was an honest old man with a dog called Shiro which guided him to treasure. Bending down and leaning forward with his walking stick in his right hand, his head turned to left, talking to his pet dog Shiro next to him.


History note: Unknown before donor

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Given by Dr. Roy Hull

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


Second half of 19th Century
1850 CE - 1900 1900 CE

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Accession number: O.315-2008
Primary reference Number: 190496
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Created: Wednesday 9 January 2013 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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