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Duck: OC.71.2 & A-1938

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Titles

Duck

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

One of a pair of porcelain tureen dishes with covers. In the form of a duck, painted in enamel colours. With multicoloured plummage.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Cecil E Byas Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 40.6 cm
Width: 38.1 cm

Relative size of this object

38.1 cm40.6 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
1736 - 1795

Materials used in production

Enamels Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Enamelling

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.71.2 & A-1938
Primary reference Number: 77809
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 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) "Duck" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/77809 Accessed: 2022-06-27 18:13:12

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