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Vessel: O.13-1951

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Description

Pale grey green jade with brown veins and flecking, hollowed and decorated, the handles with feline dragon clambering over the rim in high relief. Jade cups in this form are very commonly seen in the Ming dynasty. It is very likely the design was copied from Song qingbai porcelain

Legal notes

Mrs May Cippico in accordance with the wishes of Mrs Constance Goetze

Measurements and weight

Height: 8 cm
Length: 14.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951) by Cippico, May, Mrs

Dating

1368 - 1644

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.13-1951
Primary reference Number: 138770
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 October 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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