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Netsuke: MAR.O.141-1912

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Ikkyū (Maker)


Wooden netsuke. A wasp eating a pear

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Marlay bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.O.141-1912
Primary reference Number: 201430
Display number: 7
Marlay bequest number: B. 2.
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Created: Thursday 28 May 2015 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

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

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