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Box and lid: O.22 & A-2010

Object information

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Maker: Unknown




Ten-lobed cylindrical wood box with matching lid (A), domed with central platforms, covered outside with black lacquer inlaid with mother of pearl flowering branches and butterflies, two inscribed plaques on the platform. Inside, dark red lacquer. Korean 18-19th century.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Prof. and Mrs Plesch OBE

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2010-10-11) by Plesch, Prof. and Mrs


18th Century-19th Century
1700 CE - 1900 CE

Components of the work

Covering composed of laquer ( black)
Box And Lid composed of wood
Part composed of mother of pearl

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.22 & A-2010
Primary reference Number: 186328
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 21 March 2012 Updated: Wednesday 27 February 2013 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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