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Scabbard chape: O.101-1946

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Dark brown jade with black staining, carved in approximately trapezoidal shape. Three joined holes on the top for attachment to the scabbard. Undecorated smooth surface

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Length: 5.5 cm
Width: 4.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

400 BC - 99 1 BC

Materials used in production

Nephrite

Techniques used in production

Carving

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.101-1946
Primary reference Number: 167902
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 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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