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Bi: O.16-1946

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Current Location: In storage




Dark brownish jade with traces of a paler yellow visible in places, smooth but uneven surface. A hole in the middle of the disc drilled from both sides. Usually found placed on the body of aristocrats of the Liangzhu culture (in modern southern Jiangsu and northern Zhejiang provinces


History note: Bought from Tonying, Oct. 1927

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Diameter: 18.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.


-3000 - -2000

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Accession number: O.16-1946
Primary reference Number: 138292
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 4 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 8 November 2023

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

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