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Figure of a man: OC.11-1946

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery


Maker: Unknown




Mortuary figure of a man, possibly an attendant, standing with his hands clasped on his chest. He wears a cap of early type, hands, face and cap are unglazed and show a very pale coloured clay. Cloak, belt and boots are covered with an orange glaze.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Oscar C. Raphael bequest 1941 received at the museum 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 49.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Tang Dynasty (618-907)
Circa 618 - 907

Components of the work

Hands, Face, Cap

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.11-1946
Primary reference Number: 138395
Oscar Raphael number: 4
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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