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Box: O.6 & A-1968

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Maker: Unknown

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Description

Wooden box, lacquered in red on an ochre ground, with a black interior. The exterior is carved with a praying mantis and other insects, as well as a lizard and a toad.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Walter Sedgwick, through the National Arts Collection Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 38.8 cm
Height: 8.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1968) by Sedgwick, Walter, Mrs

Components of the work

Exterior

Materials used in production

Wood
Ground colour
Lacquer

Techniques used in production

Lacquering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.6 & A-1968
Primary reference Number: 140041
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 April 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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