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Deer: O.12-1947

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Figure of a deer, lying down with its legs folded beneath its body. The head and ears are erect and turned over its back.

Notes

History note: Bought in Pekin, 1929. Lent by Mr Oscar Raphael to the Fogg Museum, Harvard USA during the war, returned and handed over to the Museum in May 1947

Legal notes

Oscar C. Raphael Bequest, 1941, received 1947

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.2 cm
Length: 11.4 cm

Relative size of this object

11.4 cm10.2 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

Han Dynasty (BC 206 - AD 220)
Circa -0206 - 220

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.12-1947
Primary reference Number: 138280
Oscar Raphael number: 42
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 February 2021 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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