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Chinese lacquer dish with two long tailed birds

Image attached to O.4-1970

An image of Dish. Circular dish, with deep carving through black lacquer to a buff ground. Depicting two long tailed birds amid foliage and flowers. Carved, diameter 32 cm, 14th century. Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). Chinese.

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Dish. Circular dish, with deep carving through black lacquer to a buff ground. Depicting two long tailed birds amid foliage and flowers. Carved, diameter 32 cm, 14th century. Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.4-1970
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Image Library; Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 926 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 695.05kB
  • Exposure time: 1/90
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2009:07:08 00:40:49

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14th Century birds black carved carving Chinese circular dish Fitz_AA floral flowers foliage foliate lacquer lacquered round Yuan Dynasty

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