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Carving: O.1 & A-1996

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Pale grey jade with brown and black veining. The buffalo is recumbent with its head turned to one side, the ridged horns clearly defined. The tail and the lower part of the legs and hooves are tucked up under the body


History note: Solicitors, S.J. Berwin & co.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Percy R. Levy, MBE, MA, Hon FRCS, in gratitude for his happy days in Corpus Christi College, 1936-40

Measurements and weight

Height: 9 cm
Length: 17 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1996-04-29) by Levy, Percy R.


16th Century-17th Century#
1500 CE - 1700 CE

Materials used in production

Pale grey with brown and black veining Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.1 & A-1996
Primary reference Number: 138268
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 1 October 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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