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Dragon Plaque

17th Century (made)
Place Of Origin

Brownish green jade.
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Nephrite jade, carved
Brief Description
Copied from ink cake manual
Physical Description
Brownish green jade.
  • Length: 12.8cm
Credit line
Purchased with Art Fund support, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee
Bibliographic References
  • Ming Wilson, Chinese Jades, No. 110
  • U. Pope-Hennessy, Early Chinese Jades, 1923, pl.LVII
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record createdMarch 15, 2005
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