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Buddha supporting a head rest: OC.3-1938

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Titles

Buddha supporting a head rest

Maker(s)

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Description

The base is flat with cornice and plinth, painted light and dark blue. The rest is a blue painted lotus like oval shape

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Leonard D. Cunliffe, 1937

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20 cm
Height: 13 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham

Dating

Ming Dynasty
1368 - 1644

Materials used in production

Porcelain

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.3-1938
Primary reference Number: 77674
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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