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Pumpkin and three egg plants: O.47-1991

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Pumpkin and three egg plants






Netsuke: katabori: Pumpkin and three egg plants. Wood, carved and partly stained. A grouping of a pumpkin and three egg plants, the latter with stained black detailing. The stalk of the pumpkin forms the himotoshi.


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: 2.0 cm
Width: 4.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Edo Period (1615-1868)
18th Century-19th Century#
Circa 1770 - 1830

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Materials used in production

Wood (plant material)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.47-1991
Primary reference Number: 22262
Old object number: JAPWA/795
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 October 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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