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Inro: O.4-1921

Object information

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Maker: Unknown




Lacquer inro, with four divisions and a brown ground. Hiramakie and inlaid mother of pearl design, depicting bamboo, rocks and ferns.
Top, bottom and cord runners, hiramakie diaper patterns. Brown lining and risers

Legal notes

Given by Oscar Raphael

Measurements and weight

Length: 6.2 cm
Width: 7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by Raphael, Oscar C.


17th Century-18th Century#
1600 CE - 1799 CE

Components of the work

Inlay composed of mother-of-pearl
Mother Of Pearl

Materials used in production

brown Ground colour

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.4-1921
Primary reference Number: 204630
Raphael list number: 20
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Audit data

Created: Monday 20 July 2015 Updated: Monday 20 July 2015 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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