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Tomb ornament: C.101-1961

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Lead-glazed earthenware tomb ornament. Monster head, with green and cream glaze

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 44.2 cm
Width: 33.5 cm

Relative size of this object

33.5 cm44.2 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

T’ang Dynasty (618-906)
618 - 906

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.101-1961
Primary reference Number: 71137
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Friday 26 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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