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Wall pocket: C.58-1933

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Hard-paste porcelain wall pocket, of two figures. Three walled base with the two figures, forming the fourth side. One man has a hollow arm raised (possibly a holder), while the other is an older man with a knobbly staff. Wall modelled

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by The Rev. A. V. Valentine-Richards

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.5 cm
Width: 12.7 cm

Relative size of this object

12.7 cm10.5 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Valentine-Richards, A. V., The Rev

Dating

Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
1736 - 1795 1795

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Modelled

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.58-1933
Primary reference Number: 75575
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 28 January 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Wall pocket" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/75575 Accessed: 2021-12-02 05:55:41

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