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Chinese bronze finial in the form of a human head

Image attached to O.190-1946

An image of Finial. Unknown maker, China. In the form of a human head with a flowing headdress, on which is a conventionalised bird. Covered with a strong green patina. Bronze, height 7 cm, length 7 cm, 1000 to 900 B.C. Chou dynasty (1122-249 BC).

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Finial. Unknown maker, China. In the form of a human head with a flowing headdress, on which is a conventionalised bird. Covered with a strong green patina. Bronze, height 7 cm, length 7 cm, 1000 to 900 B.C. Chou dynasty (1122-249 BC).

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  • Accession Number: O.190-1946
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Mark Box
  • Image height: 759 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 119.17kB
  • Exposure time: 1/17
  • ISO Speed: 50
  • Captured: 2011:12:20 14:38:48

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10th Century antiquity BC bronze Chinese Chou Dynasty finial Fitz_AA green hair hair ornament head-dress headdress heads human humanity patina patinated patination Zhou Dynasty

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