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Chinese bronze cup with a green patina

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An image of Drinking vessel. Bronze cup with a green patina on the exterior, and green and intense blue on the interior. Oval shaped with bulbous sides, slightly everted rim and loop handle with a bovine head on the upper part of its exterior. A short distance above the base, there is a horizontal seam simulating stiched leather, and on the side opposite to the handle, a vertical seam. Oval label printed in black with a tower and 'Malcolm Collection', inscribed in blue black ink 'A.7'. Circular inscribed in green '158'; rectangular printed in black 'Malcolm' and inscribed 'A.7'. Bronze, patina, height 7 cm, width 10 cm, 1050-771 B.C. Probably early Zhou (1050-771 BC). Chinese. Acquisition Credit: Lent to the museum by Helen H. L. Whittow (nee Malcolm).

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Drinking vessel. Bronze cup with a green patina on the exterior, and green and intense blue on the interior. Oval shaped with bulbous sides, slightly everted rim and loop handle with a bovine head on the upper part of its exterior. A short distance above the base, there is a horizontal seam simulating stiched leather, and on the side opposite to the handle, a vertical seam. Oval label printed in black with a tower and 'Malcolm Collection', inscribed in blue black ink 'A.7'. Circular inscribed in green '158'; rectangular printed in black 'Malcolm' and inscribed 'A.7'. Bronze, patina, height 7 cm, width 10 cm, 1050-771 B.C. Probably early Zhou (1050-771 BC). Chinese. Acquisition Credit: Lent to the museum by Helen H. L. Whittow (nee Malcolm).

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  • Accession Number: ML.2-1992
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/45.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Mark Box
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 132.01kB
  • Exposure time: 1/90
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 45/1
  • Captured: 2012:01:04 01:14:41

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