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Acquired in 1910 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Jenyns, R Soame and Watson, William. Chinese Art, The Minor Arts, Vols. I and II, London, 1965, pl. 270. Rose Kerr (ed), T T Tsui Gallery of Chinese Art and Design, V&A, 1991, photo p. 175. Ming Wilson, Chinese Jades, No. 94
collection_code
EAS
credit
Salting bequest
date_end
1200-12-31
date_start
1100-01-01
date_text
1100-1200 (made)
descriptive_line
dimensions
Diameter: 10.1 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
Ayers and Rawson, Chinese Jade throughout the Ages (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/01/1975-31/12/1975)
gallery
China, room 44
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
29481
label
Cup with ring handle Song dynasty 1100-1200 Carved agate Museum no. C.1850-1910 Salting Bequest [2007]
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:26:03.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:26:03.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
China, room 44, case 3
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Carved agate
museum_number
C.1850&A-1910
museum_number_token
c18501910
object_number
O34214
object_type
Cup
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Cup of pale agate with brown markings. Hemispherical with ring foot, decorated with circle motifs around rim and vertical scalloping on the exterior. Single handle, formed of a circle, surmounting a scroll.
place
China
primary_image_id
2011FD3905
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
Agate was a material treasured by the Chinese people in the same way as they treasured jade. The tools used to make agate vessels were also very similar to those for jade.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
cup-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1200
year_start
1100