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Buckle: O.219-1946

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Bronze t'ao t'ieh mask as a buckle, with a cross-piece at the back for attachment. The mask has horns and ears, with whiskers at the side of the mouth. It has a rough, grey-green patina.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Oscar C. Raphael Bequest, 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Width: 5.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Chou Dynasty (1122-249 BC)
-0700 - -0600

Materials used in production

Bronze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.219-1946
Primary reference Number: 138319
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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