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Figure: OC.10-1946

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Grey earthenware mould made female figure, with traces of white slip and red paint. She wears a short robe with long, full sleeves and trousers banded at the knees. She carries a bowl like object in her left hand which is pierced with a small hole (possibly for a flower)

Head detached, but may be genuine.


History note: Purchased from Chow, 1920

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael

Measurements and weight

Height: 28.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Six Dynasties
400 - 599

Components of the work

Traces composed of pigments

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Slip coating
Mould made

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.10-1946
Primary reference Number: 138617
Oscar Raphael: 69
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 8 September 2015 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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