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Scabbard slide: O.18-1946

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Description

Translucent, creamy-white jade with extensively altered surface, decorated with C-shaped volutes and a taotie monster face at one end

Notes

History note: Bought from Yi Mo Kung, Shanghai, Dec. 1929

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael, 1941. Received 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 1.3 cm
Length: 10.5 cm
Width: 2.35 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Han Dynasty (BC 206 - AD 220)
200 - 1

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.18-1946
Primary reference Number: 167856
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 October 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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