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Carving: O.20-1946

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Current Location: In storage

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Carver: Unknown

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Description

White jade with celadon green splash, carved and drilled, with two holes on the top. The body of the horse said to have been made of lacquer. Part of the body was scorched to create an old look, but the dramatic contrast between areas make its appearance very unnatural

Notes

History note: Bought from Messrs. Franck, July 1933

Legal notes

Oscar C. Raphael Bequest, 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Length: 12.8 cm
Width: 10.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

Circa 1900 - 1940

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Accession number: O.20-1946
Primary reference Number: 138312
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 27 March 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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