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Recumbent Cow: C.881-1984

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Current Location: In storage


Recumbent Cow






Figure of a recumbent cow. Cream earthenware, press-moulded with open base, painted in green, yellow, orange and black high-temperature colours under a bluish glaze. The cow is recumbent on a rectangular base. 'Pratt' type.


History note: From the collection of the late Colonel R.G. Turner.

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.4 cm
Length: 11.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Cameron, J.E., Mrs


18th Century, Late
Circa 1790 - 1800

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( in green, yellow, orange and black)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Cream earthenware, press-moulded with open base, painted in green, yellow, orange and black high-temperature colours under a bluish glaze.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.881-1984
Primary reference Number: 76276
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 18 July 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 19 September 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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