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Musician: O.38-1991

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Titles

Musician

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Netsuke: kagamibuta, musician. Ivory bowl with metal disc and eyelet. Circular bowl, plain with traces of green staining to inner rim, central himotoshi. Shibuichi disc, cast and decorated in relief with a seated figure playing a drum and wearing a mask on top of his head applied in copper. Possibly a No actor/musician.

Notes

History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by H.S. Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Measurements and weight

Height: 1.8 cm
Width: 4.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991-04-29) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1800 - 1868

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Metal Disc composed of metal
Applied Decoration composed of copper
Bowl composed of ivory
Bowl Inner Rim
Decoration
Disc

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.38-1991
Primary reference Number: 22149
Old object number: JAPWA/770
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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