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Bench

ca. 1900

Wood, mother-of-pearl; carved, inlay

113.03 × 165.1 × 55.25 cm (44 1/2 × 65 × 21 3/4 in.)
Gift of Valerie and Hunter Thompson
2014.17.1
Geography: 
Made in Malacca, Malaysia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese Peranakan
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Valerie and Hunter Thompson, Toronto.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2014,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2014_02.pdf (accessed December 1, 2014).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.