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Water dropper: O.10-1938

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Pale grey jade water dropper in the shape of a cup. The spout is designed as a head of phoenix with a perforation. The main body of this cup is designed as a bird’s wings and the base as bird’s feet

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.1 cm
Width: 10.2 cm

Relative size of this object

10.2 cm5.1 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1750 - 1800

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.10-1938
Primary reference Number: 167831
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Water dropper" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/167831 Accessed: 2022-12-08 17:38:09

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