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Eight at table: CAL 25-2007

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Current Location: In storage


Eight at table


Calligrapher: Leiper, Susie



Chinese-style hand-made book. Individual letters and motifs cut into rubber stamps, printed with Chinese seal paste on to Chinese xuan paper. Covers: Chinese gold-flecked red paper.

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Given by Susie Leiper

Measurements and weight

Height: 105 mm
Width: 225 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Leiper, Susie


Production date: AD 2000

Materials used in production

Rubber stamps

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( Chinese xuan; Chinese-style hand-made book; Covers - Chinese gold-flecked red paper)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CAL 25-2007
Primary reference Number: 167362
Old object number: Calligraphy/Leiper/1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 1 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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