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Chinese lacquer box carved with 'The Happy Isles of the Blessed'

Image attached to O.2 & A-1960

An image of Circular red lacquer box. The top is carved with a representation of 'The Happy Isles of the Blessed'. Carved and lacquered, diameter 47 cm, 1760-1820. Jiaqing period (1796-1820). Chinese.

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Circular red lacquer box. The top is carved with a representation of 'The Happy Isles of the Blessed'. Carved and lacquered, diameter 47 cm, 1760-1820. Jiaqing period (1796-1820). Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.2-1960
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 768 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 972.73kB
  • Exposure time: 1/90
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2009:07:07 20:44:43

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18th Century 19th Century box carved Chia Ching Period Chinese circular Fitz_AA Jiaqing Period lacquer lacquered lidded red relief round

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