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Finial: O.187-1946

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Bronze finial in the form of a human head with a flowing headdress, on which is a conventionalised bird. Covered with a strong green patina.


History note: Bought from C. T. Loo, 1932

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Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael

Measurements and weight

Height: 7 cm
Length: 7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.


Chou Dynasty (1122-249 BC)
-1000 - -0900

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.187-1946
Primary reference Number: 201957
Oscar Raphael number: 77
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Created: Friday 26 June 2015 Updated: Wednesday 24 March 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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