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Cong: O.2-1946

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Dark green jade with creamy white flecking, carved with a square cross-section and a circular hole (cong). The prism surfaces are covered by four bands of zoomorphic masks

Notes

History note: Presented by Mr. S. Y. Yuan, Feb.22, 1936

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6.7 cm
Height: 11 cm
Length: 6.2 cm
Width: 6.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.2-1946
Primary reference Number: 167842
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 December 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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