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Table screen: O.122-1946

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Table screen panel made from ivory, inlaid with black lacquer. Rectangular with a curved front, decorated with a dragon and lingzhi fungus.
The reverse bears a couplet taken from a poem by Tsu-an, which literally translates as: "Plain beauty brightens the Winter (cold) snow. Pure fragance leaves alone the evening breeze".

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Components of the work

Inlay composed of lacquer

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Inlay Lacquering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.122-1946
Primary reference Number: 201946
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 25 June 2015 Updated: Tuesday 30 June 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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