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Animal figure: JL.117B-1986

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Arita Kilns (Production)


Porcelain hen, from a rooster and hen pair. Moulded, modelled, painted with polychrome enamels, and gilt.

Legal notes

Lent by Roger Jenyns

Place(s) associated

  • Arita ⪼ Hizen ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1986) by Jenyns, Roger


Edo Period (1615-1868)
18th century
1700 - 1799

School or Style


Materials used in production

polychrome Enamel Gilt Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding Modelling Enamelling Gilding

Identification numbers

Accession number: JL.117B-1986
Primary reference Number: 140478
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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