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Sword guard: O.28-1946

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

A jade sword guard with incised geometric pattern rusted on to a fragment of an iron sword with remains of a wooden sheath

Notes

History note: Bought from Yamanaka’s, Feb. 1933

Measurements and weight

Length: 5.1 cm
Width: 1.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

206 BC - 220

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.28-1946
Primary reference Number: 167865
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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