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Box: O.227-1946

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Small circular box, made from beaten silver, of a slightly convex shape with straight sides. Both the box and the cover are decorated with foliate scrolls. The pattern has been gilded and is chased on a ground of regular ring matting. The sides have been soldered to the base.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator. Bought from Yamanaka, 1927, no. 28. Exhibited at Yamanaka in 1925, no. 78

Legal notes

O.C. Raphael Bequest, 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 5.2 cm
Height: 1.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

T’ang Dynasty (618-906)
Circa 618 - 906

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Gilding
Soldering
Chasing

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.227-1946
Primary reference Number: 138330
Oscar Raphael number: 18
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 6 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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