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Vessel: O.78 A-E-1946

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Description

Dark green with black spots; a Buddhist altar set of five pieces; consisting of two pricket candlesticks, two vases, and an incense burner. The two vases and incense burner are carved with ancient jade designs. The set are mounted on an elaborately carved wooden stand

Notes

History note: This set was looted from Peking by a Russian in the Boxer riots of 1900 and was subsequently sold by them later in Russia

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1700 - 1800 1800

Materials used in production

Jasper

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Accession number: O.78 A-E-1946
Primary reference Number: 167893
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

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

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