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Crouching hare: O.54-1991

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Titles

Crouching hare

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Netsuke: katabori: Crouching hare. Ivory, carved. Figure of a crouching hare, its ears laid back, washing its front right paw with its tongue. Carved details to paws, ears, mouth, eyes, whiskers, with smooth surface lightly stained for effect. Himotoshi on the underside.

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: 3.4 cm

Relative size of this object

3.4 cm2 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1800 - 1868

Materials used in production

Ivory

Techniques used in production

Carving : Ivory, carved

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.54-1991
Primary reference Number: 22303
Old object number: JAPWA/719
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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