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Prosperity (white): C.1-2013

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© Caroline Cheng. Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

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Prosperity (white)


Cheng, Caroline (Maker)


Hand crafted unglazed porcelain butterflies, sewn on to black fabric robe


History note: Caroline Cheng

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, using the Mrs Joan Anne Simms Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2013-01-21) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Early 21st Century
Production date: AD 2012

Components of the work

Butterflies composed of porcelain

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Techniques used in production

Hand made Sewing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1-2013
Primary reference Number: 197250
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Created: Tuesday 13 August 2013 Updated: Thursday 4 February 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 30 November 2021

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

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