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Deer: O.12-1947

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery


Maker: Unknown




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


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

Acquisition and important dates

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


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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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 February 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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