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Chinese jade vase with a taotie face between two cicada

Image attached to O.10 & A-1934

An image of Vase. Pale green jade flattened baluster jade vase, the body decorated with an archaistic taotie face between two cicada. The neck set with phoenix handles and a band of roundels and beads decorated below. nephrite, height, with lid, 24.7 cm, width 11 cm, 1750-1800. Chinese.

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Vase. Pale green jade flattened baluster jade vase, the body decorated with an archaistic taotie face between two cicada. The neck set with phoenix handles and a band of roundels and beads decorated below. nephrite, height, with lid, 24.7 cm, width 11 cm, 1750-1800. Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.10 & A-1934
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/25.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 689 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 393.27kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 25/1
  • Captured: 2007:12:28 23:34:18

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18th Century carved Chinese cicada Fitz_AA green handled insects jade lidded nephrite pale green phoenix taotie mask vase

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