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Ladle: O.124-1946

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Lacquered wooden ladle. The ladle is brown with black designs round the inside of the cup, in the bottom of which is a horned dragon's head. The handle terminates in a dragon's head as well.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.4 cm
Width: 10.1 cm

Relative size of this object

10.1 cm11.4 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Materials used in production

Wood
Lacquer

Techniques used in production

Lacquer

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.124-1946
Primary reference Number: 131186
Oscar Raphael: 116
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 20 March 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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