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Table screen: O.85-1946

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Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




A screen, consisting of a flat slab of jade and framed in zitan wood with inlaid pearl design of vines. The slab shows signs of having been cut at a much earlier period. It is remarkable for its colouring, pale green and white, with two bright orange spots, and marked all over with blotches varying from pale violet to deep amethyst


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Oscar C. Raphael Bequest, 1941. Received 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 48.8 cm
Width: 31.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
1700 - 1799

Components of the work

Frame composed of wood

Materials used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.85-1946
Primary reference Number: 138386
Oscar Raphael: 6
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 January 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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