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Inro: O.24-1917

Object information


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Lacquer inro, with five divisions and a black ground. Hiramakie and haliotis shell inlays of river herbs. Black linings and risers.

Legal notes

Given by Oscar Raphael

Measurements and weight

Length: 7 cm
Width: 5.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917) by Raphael, Oscar C.


17th Century
1600 - 1699

Components of the work

Inlay composed of shell River Herb

Materials used in production

Ground colour Lacquer

Techniques used in production

Hiramakie Lacquering

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.24-1917
Primary reference Number: 204626
Raphael list number: 22
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Audit data

Created: Monday 20 July 2015 Updated: Monday 20 July 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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