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Chinese lacquer document box, with bone inlay

Image attached to O.7 & A-1968

An image of Document box. 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. Length 76.4 cm, 1600-1699. Chinese.

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Document box. 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. Length 76.4 cm, 1600-1699. Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.7 & A-1968
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 396 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 314.86kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1

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17th Century bone box Chinese document box figures Fitz_AA inlaid inlay lacquer lacquered lock receptacle wooden

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