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Incense holder: O.20 & A-1951

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Description

Smoky greyish agate with brown areas in the shape of a bowl on three feet. Two handles topped by a type of dragon head, a loose ring hangs from each handle. The lid is pierced and carved with a standing lion

Legal notes

Mrs May Cippico in accordance with the wishes of Mrs Constance Goetze

Measurements and weight

Width: 15 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951) by Cippico, May, Mrs

Dating

1700 - 1800

Components of the work

With Lid Height 13.8 cm

Materials used in production

Agate

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.20 & A-1951
Primary reference Number: 138781
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 17 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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