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Tankard: ML.6-1992

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Pale taupe nephrite with incised decoration. Of oval baluster form with a ring handle and oval footring. Decorated round the rim with a narrow band of key ornament and at the level of the handle with a wider band of circles containing C-scrolls, and areas of hatching. The footring is decorated with key ornament

Rectangular label printed in black 'Malcolm' and inscribed in black ink 'B2'

Legal notes

Lent to the museum by Helen H. L. Whittow (nee Malcolm)

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1992) by Whittow, Helen H. L. (nee Malcolm)

Dating

Song Dynasty
960 - 1279

Materials used in production

Nephrite

Techniques used in production

Incising

Identification numbers

Accession number: ML.6-1992
Primary reference Number: 206796
B2
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 16 September 2015 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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