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Carving: OC.131-1946

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Opaque white glass button, with moulded decoration of a coiled dragon, with its tail against its snout.

Notes

History note: Bought from Loo, July 1928

Legal notes

Oscar Raphael Bequest 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 2.6 cm
Diameter: 1.0 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

Han Dynasty (BC 206 - AD 220)
618 - 907

Materials used in production

Glass

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.131-1946
Primary reference Number: 28058
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 February 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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