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A Bird: OC.9-1942

An image of Ridge tile in the form of a bird

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Object information

Titles

A Bird

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Ridge tile in the form of a bird, with green and yellow glaze

Legal notes

Given by Claude Dickason Rotch

Measurements and weight

Height: 40.6 cm
Length: 29.2 cm

Relative size of this object

29.2 cm40.6 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-09-30) by Rotch, Claude Dickason

Materials used in production

Glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.9-1942
Primary reference Number: 77865
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Ridge tile in the form of a bird" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/77865 Accessed: 2022-01-19 23:15:35

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{{cite web|url=https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/77865|title=Ridge tile in the form of a bird|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-01-19 23:15:35|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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