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Carving: O.93-1946

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

A grey jade standing elephant. The hole on its back may have originally held a Buddhist figure, Monju-bosatsu

Notes

History note: Bought from Spinks, April 1919

Measurements and weight

Height: 22 cm
Length: 14.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1900 CE - 1940 CE

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Accession number: O.93-1946
Primary reference Number: 138391
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 27 March 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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