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Animal figure: OC.69A-1938

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

One of a pair of white porcelain cocks, with a red comb. Standing on a pierced rock work plinth. Moulded

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Cecil E. Byas

Measurements and weight

Height: 35.4 cm
Width: 21.6 cm

Relative size of this object

21.6 cm35.4 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938-01-19) by Byas, Cecil E.

Dating

Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
1736 - 1795

Materials used in production

Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding Piercing

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.69A-1938
Primary reference Number: 205073
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 6 August 2015 Updated: Wednesday 27 June 2018 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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