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Animal figure: OC.50B-1938

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

One of a pair of hawks, with multicoloured feathers on its back. Enamelled in blue, green, mauve, brown and red. Yellow legs. Gilding on the head

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Leonard Daneham Cunliffe

Measurements and weight

Height: 25.7 cm
Width: 15.8 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham

Dating

Ch’ien Lung, 1736-95
1736 - 1795

Materials used in production

Gilt Enamel Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Enamelling Gilding

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.50B-1938
Primary reference Number: 205066
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 6 August 2015 Updated: Wednesday 27 June 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Animal figure" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/205066 Accessed: 2022-07-02 08:30:36

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