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Translucent jade bowl, Qianlong Dynasty

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An image of One of a pair of translucent jade bowls of milky white colour. Each of deep round form rising from a neatly finished straight footring. Although the bowls are unmarked, the quality of the jade, their shape and highly polished surfaces, as well as the surviving label with these bowls, indicate that they may have formed part of the imperial collection during Emperor Qianlong’s reign. Height 7.4 cm, diameter 16 cm, 1736-1795 AD. See object record O.79 A & B-1946.

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One of a pair of translucent jade bowls of milky white colour. Each of deep round form rising from a neatly finished straight footring. Although the bowls are unmarked, the quality of the jade, their shape and highly polished surfaces, as well as the surviving label with these bowls, indicate that they may have formed part of the imperial collection during Emperor Qianlong’s reign. Height 7.4 cm, diameter 16 cm, 1736-1795 AD. See object record O.79 A & B-1946.

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  • Accession Number: O.79 A & B-1946
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/29.0
  • Focal length: 135
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 732 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 338.75kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 29/1
  • Captured: 2007:03:17 01:04:56

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18th Century AD bowl Chinese Fitz_AA green jade pale green Qianlong Dynasty translucent

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