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Ruiyi: O.75-1946

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Current Location: In storage

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Production: Unknown

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Description

The colour is white with a slight green tinge, remarkable for its even quality and translucency. On its head, which is nearly a circle, are two fish in low relief supporting a flower. The undulating handle is grooved on the under surface. It has an imperial yellow double tassel

Notes

History note: Taken from the Summer Palace in 1861 by Col. Kennedy; Bought from Sparks, Jan. 1922

Legal notes

Oscar C. Raphael Bequest, 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Length: 34.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1750 - 1800

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.75-1946
Primary reference Number: 138375
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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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