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Chinese jade scabbard chape

Image attached to O.101-1946

An image of Dark brown jade with black staining, carved in approximately trapezoidal shape. Three joined holes on the top for attachment to the scabbard. Undecorated smooth surface. Nephrite, length, 5.5 cm, width, 4.5 cm, circa 400-1 B.C. Chinese.

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Dark brown jade with black staining, carved in approximately trapezoidal shape. Three joined holes on the top for attachment to the scabbard. Undecorated smooth surface. Nephrite, length, 5.5 cm, width, 4.5 cm, circa 400-1 B.C. Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.101-1946
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/20.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 968 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 665.03kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 20/1
  • Captured: 2008:03:05 01:49:11

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BC chape Chinese Fitz_AA jade nephrite scabbard

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