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Sleeping Shojo: O.68-1991

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Titles

Sleeping Shojo

Maker(s)

Hokutei

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Description

Netsuke: katabori: Sleeping Shojo. Wood finely carved and stained. Figure of Shojo curled up and sleeping, her head and hands resting on a double gourd flask, the stalk forming the himotoshi. Details of her hair and costume finely incised.

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: 2.6 cm
Width: 3.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1800 - 1868

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

Wood (plant material)

Techniques used in production

Carving : Wood, finely carved, incised and stained
Staining

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.68-1991
Primary reference Number: 22356
Old object number: JAPWA/775
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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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