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Buckle: O.194-1946

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Bronze overlaid with silver. Two gold figures of demons in relief on the front. Inlaid with jade and turquoise. The hooked end is in the form of a lion's head.

Notes

History note: Said to have been found at Shou-Chou, in the Huai valley. Bought from C. T. Yoo, 1936

Legal notes

Oscar C. Raphael Bequest, 1941, received 1946

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Period of the Warring States (481-221 BC)
Circa -0481 - -0221

Components of the work

Inlay composed of jade
Overlay composed of silver
Silver

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Inlay
Gilding
Relief

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.194-1946
Primary reference Number: 138299
Oscar Raphael number: 16
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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