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Jade jug with an archaistic bronze motif

Image attached to ML.6-1992

An image of Tankard/Jug. Decorated with a band of archaistic bronze motif around the neck. 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. Height 10.6 cm. Probably Song Dynasty (960-1279). Chinese.

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Tankard/Jug. Decorated with a band of archaistic bronze motif around the neck. 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. Height 10.6 cm. Probably Song Dynasty (960-1279). Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: ML.6-1992
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/25.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 683 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 351.18kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 25/1
  • Captured: 2008:01:26 20:54:18

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_WF_Loan _WF_Stolen Chinese drinking vessel Fitz_AA green handle handled incised jade jug mugs nephrite Song Dynasty tankard vessel

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