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Belt hook: O.35-1946

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Opaque pale green jade with brown flecking. The body of this belt hook is decorated with rows of relief spirals, then narrows slightly to form the neck of a horned goat. The features of the goat, its eyes, ears, mouth and horns are simply shown in slight modelling and with incised lines

Notes

History note: Given by Capt. A. T. Warre, March 1926; Previously in H. L. Jolys collection

Measurements and weight

Length: 8.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

960 - 1279

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.35-1946
Primary reference Number: 167869
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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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