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Chinese jade scabbard slide with a dragon

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An image of Scabbard slide. Pale green translucent jade with some brown staining, decorated with a flattened version of a feline dragon. The underside of the piece is completely flat. Nephrite, height 1.25 cm, length 7.65 cm, width 1.9 cm, 1500-1700. Chinese.

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Scabbard slide. Pale green translucent jade with some brown staining, decorated with a flattened version of a feline dragon. The underside of the piece is completely flat. Nephrite, height 1.25 cm, length 7.65 cm, width 1.9 cm, 1500-1700. Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.2-1940
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 534 pixels
  • Image width: 1023 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 60.65kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2008:03:05 00:47:03

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carved Chinese dragons Fitz_AA jade nephrite scabbard scabbard slide sword guard

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