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Plaque: O.5-1984

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Decorative plaque. Bronze. The flower-shaped ornament is eight-lobed and has a circular hole in the centre. It is decorated with dragons and pearls in relief with incised details. It is heavily corroded and incomplete.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Gompertz, G. St. G. M., Mr and Mrs

Dating

Koryo Dynasty
12th Century
13th Century
Circa 1100 - 1300

Note

The plaque probably served as a clothing ornament, although its exact function is not known.

Components of the work

Plaque composed of bronze Diameter 7.8 cm
Decoration

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.5-1984
Primary reference Number: 16560
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 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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