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Sparrow hawk, one of a pair

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1736-1774

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G314
Sparrow hawk, one of a pair, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Porcelain with French 18th century gilded bronze mounts
Size: 19 1/2in. (49.5cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 18th century, Ch'ien Lung period
Physical Description: pair of sparrow hawks, porcelain birds of Chinese Exportware, Ch'ien Lung Period (1736-1795), mounted on bases of chased and gilded bronze, French, Louis XV Period (1710-1774).
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of the Groves Foundation
Accession Number: 77.51.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009