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A Pheasant: C.225-1918

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


A Pheasant


Production: Plymouth Porcelain Manufactory (Probably)




Hard-paste porcelain figure of a Pheasant, perched on a tree stump with applied flowers and foliage.


History note: Ralph Griffin MA, FSA

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Plymouth ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Griffin, Ralph, MA, FSA


18th century
George III
Circa 1768 CE - 1770 CE

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Hard-paste porcelain

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.225-1918
Primary reference Number: 40480
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 December 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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