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Architecture: M/F.17B-1936

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Zo, Shitai or Zao, Shitaidian




Architectural panel. Made from wood, carved in high relief and gilt, with painted/lacquered details, the reverse is lacquered brown with shallow gilt intaglio carving.
Depicts Fenghuang, Chilin, deer etc. in landscape. Background of mica laminae.


History note: From the billiard room, Duffryn, St. Nicholas, near Cardiff

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Reginald R. Cory

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10 cm
Height: 77.5 cm
Length: 215 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936) by Cory, Reginald R.

Components of the work

B composed of mica ( laminae)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M/F.17B-1936
Primary reference Number: 201939
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 25 June 2015 Updated: Monday 10 August 2015 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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