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Jug: O.7-1934

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Current Location: In storage

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Pale green jade jug, carved in high relief with a feline dragon clambering over the rim and forming the handle. Beneath the rounded spout is a handle decorated with lingzhi fungus, from which is suspended a loose ring. On both sides the main surfaces are decorated with clouds, three bats and an archaic motif from ancient bronzes

Measurements and weight

Height: 16.4 cm
Width: 14.8 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1800 - 1900

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.7-1934
Primary reference Number: 167826
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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