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Spittoon: O.19 A & B-1938

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Current Location: In storage

Description

White jade with brown areas on the rim, softly polish, well hollowed with the straight sides flaring out from the flat base before stepping sharply in at the shoulder and flaring out again to the wide trumpet mouth

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1700 - 1800

Components of the work

Mouth Diameter 8.5 cm

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.19 A & B-1938
Primary reference Number: 167835
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 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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