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Bird and fruit: O.48-1991

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Titles

Bird and fruit

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Description

Netsuke: manju (lid only): Bird and fruit. Circular lid, red lacquer, carved in relief with a mythical bird plucking a piece of fruit from a branch surrounded by flowering foliage on a diaper ground. A band of key pattern encircling underside of the rim; it has a plain metal interior with a metal hinged ring knop.

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: 2.0 cm
Width: 4.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1800 - 1868

Components of the work

Decoration composed of lacquer ( red)
Interior composed of metal
Lid

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.48-1991
Primary reference Number: 22268
Old object number: JAPWA/788
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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