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Flying goose: O.215-1946

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Black bronze bird in flight, Dutch-like. Hollow back, with three legs for attachment.

Notes

History note: Bought from Francks July 1925. Bought from Yamanaka, December 1930

Legal notes

Oscar C. Raphael Bequest, 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Width: 6.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

Materials used in production

Bronze

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.215-1946
Primary reference Number: 138317
Oscar Raphael number: 68
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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