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Food box: O.2 & A & B-2002

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Red lacquer, circular food box with internal tray, decorated in black and gold floral scrolls, a fish and inscription.

Food box with internal tray (A), circular, of red lacquer, decorated in fine line black and gold with floral scrolls: in the centre of the lid (B) roundels with a fish and Thai inscription, the base with circles, another Thai inscription, and possibly a numeral.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr Donald Thomas Kellaway

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.0 cm
Height: 11.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2002-11-25) by Kellaway, Thomas Donald, Dr


19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - 1900 CE

Components of the work

Internal Tray Diameter 20.4 cm Height 5.4 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Lacquering : Red lacquer box, decorated in fine line black and gold with floral scrolls

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.2 & A & B-2002
Primary reference Number: 82320
Entry form number: 177
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 February 2013 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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