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Box and cover: O.2 & A-1933

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Circular red lacquer box and cover, black on the inside. Carved with 'moutan' (tree peony blossoms and foliage) and phoenix birds, in low relief in a sage green ground.

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Given by A. E. Anderson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 18.7 cm
Height: 9.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933-03-11) by Anderson, A.E.


Ming Dynasty
1522 - 1566

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.2 & A-1933
Primary reference Number: 140036
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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