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Chinese jade water dropper carved as a mythical creature

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An image of Water Dropper. Unknown carver. Jade with areas of black, carved with mythical beast holding a shallow bowl. Wings extend from the four legs and a hole was drilled in the middle of its back. Jade, greyish, 1500-1600. Chinese. No dimensions recorded.

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Water Dropper. Unknown carver. Jade with areas of black, carved with mythical beast holding a shallow bowl. Wings extend from the four legs and a hole was drilled in the middle of its back. Jade, greyish, 1500-1600. Chinese. No dimensions recorded.

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  • Accession Number: O.1-2010
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/39.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 675 pixels
  • Image width: 1023 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 78.21kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 39/1
  • Captured: 2012:08:24 11:07:36

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16th Century carved Chinese creature Fitz_AA green jade mythical mythology water dropper winged wings

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