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Duck with lotus leaf: OC.63A-1938

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Duck with lotus leaf

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

One of a pair of porcelain water droppers. In the form of a duck, with a partly opened lotus leaf carriers by its side, acting as a vessel. In green, yellow and aubergine.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Cecil E. Byas

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.3 cm
Width: 7.6 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938-01-19) by Byas, Cecil E.

Dating

K’ang Hsi (1662-1722)
1662 - 1772

Materials used in production

Porcelain

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.63A-1938
Primary reference Number: 77783
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 14 July 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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