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Carving: O.14-1938

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Carver: Unknown

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Description

Pale celadon and white tones with light brown markings, which the carver cleverly designed as a spray of rice grain held by the buffalo. The buffalo is in a recumbent posture with calm expression. The details and features are well modelled and sculpted

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.E. Byas Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7 cm
Length: 12.6 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Byas, Cecil E.

Dating

1700 CE - 1800 CE

Materials used in production

Nephrite

Techniques used in production

Modeling (forming)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.14-1938
Primary reference Number: 138285
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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