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Table screen: O.85-1946

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

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

Notes

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

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
1700 - 1799

Components of the work

Frame composed of wood

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.85-1946
Primary reference Number: 138386
Oscar Raphael: 6
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 January 2017 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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