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Pomander: O.90-1946

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Pale greenish-white jade, carved, pierced and engraved, and made in two halves fitting together as container. Yellow silk cords at each end, on which are threaded bat-shaped coral beads and a carved peach stone

Legal notes

Oscar Raphael Bequest, 1941. Received 1946

Measurements and weight

Length: 7.5 cm
Width: 6.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

18th century
1700 - 1799

Components of the work

Beads composed of coral
Cord composed of silk (textile)

Materials used in production

Nephrite

Techniques used in production

Piercing
Engraving
Carving

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.90-1946
Primary reference Number: 167897
Oscar Raphael: 27
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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