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Ornament: O.1-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Carved and painted schist Mani stone, of the Goddess Tara

Legal notes

Bequeathed by C. J. Morris, through the executers Messrs. Mercers of Henley-on-Thames

Measurements and weight

Height: 37 cm
Width: 25 cm

Relative size of this object

25 cm37 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1981-06-08) by Morris, C. J.

Dating

19th century
1800 - 1899

Materials used in production

Schist

Techniques used in production

Painting Carving

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.1-1981
Primary reference Number: 138173
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 15 December 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Ornament" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/138173 Accessed: 2022-08-17 20:38:55

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