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Plaque: O.7-1984

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Decorative oviform plaque. Bronze. The ornament is decorated with dragon on an openwork ground. It has a deep green patination and traces of gilding.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

Measurements and weight

Length: 3.9 cm

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

Decoration composed of gold

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Patinating

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.7-1984
Primary reference Number: 16562
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Plaque" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/16562 Accessed: 2022-07-04 22:58:18

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