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Carving: O.16-1938

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Greenish white jade figure of a naked boy, bent over and resting on his elbows with head slightly turned to one side. His arms crossed on his chest holding a bat, symbolic of good fortune, and a peach, for longevity. The boy wears bracelets on his ankles and wrists and is realistically carved

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.9 cm
Length: 13 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Byas, Cecil E.

Dating

1900 - 1940

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.16-1938
Primary reference Number: 138774
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 17 January 2017 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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