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Chinese jade disc or bi, engraved with a poem

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An image of Jade Disc. Grey green jade with brown speckling, decorated with a criss-cross pattern, forming faceted bumps, which are embellished with incised scrolls. The hole in the middle was drilled from one side. The edge of this disc incised with a poem by the Qianlong Emperor, dating to 1769.

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Jade Disc. Grey green jade with brown speckling, decorated with a criss-cross pattern, forming faceted bumps, which are embellished with incised scrolls. The hole in the middle was drilled from one side. The edge of this disc incised with a poem by the Qianlong Emperor, dating to 1769.

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  • Accession Number: O.38-1946
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/25.0
  • Focal length: 50
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 206.00kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 25/1
  • Captured: 2007:03:27 22:59:44

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18th Century bi characters Chinese disc Fitz_AA incised jade poem poetry poets Qianlong Dynasty texts writing

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