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Dragon: OC.127-1946

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Winged dragon ewer with a fish tail. The dragon has snorting nostrils, and an opening mouth for drinking, with the fish tail serving as a handle. On the body rest four clawed feet, and the fish body is scaled. Broken volutes separate the fish tail from the dragon mane. The dragon rests on a carved raised foot, which is decorated with classic scroll. The base is glazed.

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Oscar Raphael bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 17 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Base composed of glaze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.127-1946
Primary reference Number: 77549
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 22 June 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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