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Carving: O.17-1951

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Jadeite figure of Liu Hai, depicted as a young man standing on a three-legged toad, with a coin in his right hand and another smaller three-legged toad on his left hand. Liu Hai is always regarded as a benevolent Daoist deity

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Mrs May Cippico in accordance with the wishes of Mrs Constance Goetze

Measurements and weight

Height: 15 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951) by Cippico, May, Mrs

Dating

1900 - 1940

Materials used in production

Jadeite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.17-1951
Primary reference Number: 138776
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 26 July 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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