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Belt clasp: O.33-1938

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

White jade with brown staining. This clasp comprises two plaques, one with a curved hook formed by an animal head and the other with a hole within a shaped loop. Both plaques decorated with openwork feline dragons

Measurements and weight

Length: 10.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1368 - 1644

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.33-1938
Primary reference Number: 167839
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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