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Censer: O.11 & A-1934

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Current Location: In storage

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Apple green jadeite censer in the form of a square ding supported on four legs issuing from animal masks. The main body is decorated with a band of C-scrolls and a monster face on the broad side. The dome is decorated with a band of C-scrolls and surmounted by a beast with bifurcated tail. The rims of both the censer and cover are incised with key-fret borders

Measurements and weight

Length: 13.3 cm
Width: 9.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1934) by Young, W, MA

Dating

1800 - 1900

Components of the work

With Lid Height 19.5 cm

Materials used in production

Jadeite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.11 & A-1934
Primary reference Number: 138750
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 17 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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