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Pointing Figure with Child: M.3-1976

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pointing Figure with Child


Sculptor: Meadows, Bernard William




Bronze, cast in three portions and bolted, with contrasting matted and polished surfaces. Numbered 0/6. Signed 'M' in a circle.


History note: Purchased from Taranman Ltd.

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1976) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


20th Century, third quarter#
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1971


This sculpture is catalogued as model BM 117 in Bowness 1995, p. 144.

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Sculpture Depth 29.7 cm Height 21.5 cm Width 24.6 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1976
Primary reference Number: 13396
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_3_1976
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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