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Bi: O.12-1946

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Current Location: In storage




Green jade with some altered areas and decomposition, divided into two zones by a striated band. The inner zone decorated with two animal heads surrounded by long intertwined scrolls and two pairs of intertwined birds. The outer zone with rows of spirals in relief, the rows outlined by incised lines


History note: Bought from C. T. Loo, Paris, Sep 1935

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Diameter: 27.55 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


300 BC - 100 BC

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Accession number: O.12-1946
Primary reference Number: 167851
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 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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