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Ewer: O.59-1946

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Current Location: In storage

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Ewer of pale green jade with light brown markings and veinings. Rust may have been applied to the surfaces inside and out to give this piece the appearance of having been buried and of great age. The handle designed as a feline dragon and another small feline dragon under the spout. The whole body is incised with cloud patterns

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael, 1941. Received 1946

Measurements and weight

Length: 11.2 cm
Width: 11.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1500 - 1600

Materials used in production

Nephrite

Techniques used in production

Incising

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.59-1946
Primary reference Number: 138362
Oscar Raphael: 20
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 January 2017 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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