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Chokinka, one of the eight Sennin (Immortals), cutting fragments of cloth which turn into butterflies: PD.110-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Chokinka, one of the eight Sennin (Immortals), cutting fragments of cloth which turn into butterflies

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Categories

Description

Chokika cutting off pieces of his dress which change into butterflies (description from the Messel-Rosse inventory)

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Legal notes

Bought with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985) by Countess of Rosse, Anne

Dating

17th Century
1650 - 1700

School or Style

Kano School

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Gold and colours

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.110-1985
Primary reference Number: 126096
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 31 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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