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Netsuke: MAR.O.138-1912

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Maker(s)

Maker: Gyokkō

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Description

Wood and ivory netsuke. Hanasaka Jijii, the old man who made dead trees flower, with his basket of ashes

Legal notes

Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 3 cm
Width: 3.5 cm

Relative size of this object

3.5 cm3 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

School or Style

Japanese

Materials used in production

Wood
Ivory

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.O.138-1912
Primary reference Number: 201427
Display number: 50
Marlay bequest number: D. 4.
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 28 May 2015 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Netsuke" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/201427 Accessed: 2022-12-07 11:23:35

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