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Brush rest: O.74-1946

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Description

Bifurcated rain-dragon of translucent chalcedony with dark greyish-blue agate markings, as a brush rest.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael, 1941. Received 1946

Measurements and weight

Length: 17.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

17th-18th Century
1600 - 1799

Materials used in production

Chalcedony

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.74-1946
Primary reference Number: 167891
Oscar Raphael: 53
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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