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Chinese jade water dropper in the shape of a phoenix

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An image of Water dropper. Pale grey jade water dropper in the shape of a cup. The spout is designed as a head of phoenix with a perforation. The main body of this cup is designed as a bird’s wings and the base as bird’s feet. Nephrite, height 5.1 cm, width 10.2 cm, 1750-1800. Chinese.

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Water dropper. Pale grey jade water dropper in the shape of a cup. The spout is designed as a head of phoenix with a perforation. The main body of this cup is designed as a bird’s wings and the base as bird’s feet. Nephrite, height 5.1 cm, width 10.2 cm, 1750-1800. Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.10-1938
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 683 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 344.38kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2008:05:14 14:42:42

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18th Century birds carved cup Fitz_AA green handled jade nephrite phoenix spout water dropper winged wings

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