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Box (container): AAL.2 & B & C & D-2000

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Traditional wooden Japanese box, used to contain a water ewer (AAL.2 & A-2000). The box has an inscription in black on top, with a woven pale brown, white, and yellow ribbon tie.
It is accompanied by a label printed in Japanese, and an advertising leaflet printed in Japanese and English.

Legal notes

On loan from Sir John Boyd

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (2000) by Boyd, John, Sir

Components of the work

Box composed of wood Diameter 16.4 cm Height 26 cm Width 16.3 cm

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.2 & B & C & D-2000
Primary reference Number: 201832
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 16 June 2015 Updated: Wednesday 25 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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