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Box: O.7 & A-1968

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Lacquer document box, with bone inlay. It is possible that this type of document box was designed to fit between the parallel carrying poles of a sedan chair.

Legal notes

Given by Sir Harry Garner

Measurements and weight

Length: 76.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1968) by Garner, Harry, Sir

Dating

17th Century
1600 - 1699 1699

Components of the work

Inlay: composed of bone

Materials used in production

Lacquer

Techniques used in production

Inlay

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.7 & A-1968
Primary reference Number: 140042
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Box" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/140042 Accessed: 2021-11-30 18:10:01

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