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Pair of boxes: O.3A & B-2015

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A pair of small red lacquer boxes each in the form of conjoined peaches. The boxes are carved in relief with details of stalks and blossoms in green lacquer. Each of the peaches is carved in low-relief with "wan" symbols. The interior of both boxes is covered in a thin layer of gilding.

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Bought from Ben Janssens, 91B Jermyn Street, with money from the Alan Green Bequest Fund

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Method of acquisition: Bought (2015-01-26) by Janssens, Ben

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Accession number: O.3A & B-2015
Primary reference Number: 201286
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Created: Thursday 9 April 2015 Updated: Thursday 22 September 2016 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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