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Chinese jade inscribed cong

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An image of Bead, tubular shape. White jade, eight sided tubular bead with very fine inscriptions on each side of the Cong, tube. Nephrite, height 6.2 cm, diameter 1.6 cm, 1850-1900. Chinese.

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Bead, tubular shape. White jade, eight sided tubular bead with very fine inscriptions on each side of the Cong, tube. Nephrite, height 6.2 cm, diameter 1.6 cm, 1850-1900. Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.80-1946
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/29.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 494 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 293.93kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 29/1
  • Captured: 2008:03:04 15:10:55

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19th Century AD bead carved Chinese cong Fitz_AA inscribed inscriptions jade nephrite octagonal texts tube tubular writing

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