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Joss-stick holder: C.140-2010

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Standing figure of a boy on raised arched rectangular plinth, wearing a robe, his hair in a double topknot, with simple incised face feaures, and his hands clasping a joss-stick holder.

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Given by Mr. Alan Green

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Method of acquisition: Given (2010) by Green, Alan


Mid 16th century
Circa 1525 CE - Circa 1574 1574 CE

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Accession number: C.140-2010
Primary reference Number: 200112
Entry form: 1039
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Created: Monday 2 February 2015 Updated: Wednesday 13 January 2021 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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