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Pair of Chinese jade spittoons or zhadou

Image attached to O.19 A & B-1938

An image of Spittoon/Zhadou. White jade with brown areas on the rim, softly polish, well hollowed with the straight sides flaring out from the flat base before stepping sharply in at the shoulder and flaring out again to the wide trumpet mouth. Nephrite, height 8.5 cm, diameter, mouth, 8.5 cm, 1700-1800, Chinese.

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Spittoon/Zhadou. White jade with brown areas on the rim, softly polish, well hollowed with the straight sides flaring out from the flat base before stepping sharply in at the shoulder and flaring out again to the wide trumpet mouth. Nephrite, height 8.5 cm, diameter, mouth, 8.5 cm, 1700-1800, Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.19 A & B-1938
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/29.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 683 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 336.73kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 29/1
  • Captured: 2007:12:28 18:18:19

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18th Century box Chinese container Fitz_AA green jade nephrite pair receptacle spittoon zhadou

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