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Chinese jade carved belt hook

Image attached to O.70-1946

An image of Belt Hook. White jade with areas altered to opaque white, carved with a winged-body. A broad neck narrows to the hook, which terminates in a bird head. On the undecorated underside is a small oval stud. Nephrite, height 1.8 cm, length 2.9 cm, 400-200 B.C. Chinese.

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Belt Hook. White jade with areas altered to opaque white, carved with a winged-body. A broad neck narrows to the hook, which terminates in a bird head. On the undecorated underside is a small oval stud. Nephrite, height 1.8 cm, length 2.9 cm, 400-200 B.C. Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.70-1946
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/14.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 937 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 282.33kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 14/1
  • Captured: 2008:02:14 12:33:39

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accessory BC belt clasp belt hook birds carved Chinese decorated decorative Fitz_AA jade nephrite ornament

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