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ID 638
Images No image in database
Grid Ref TL5718
Project type Chance
County Essex
Site Great Canfield
Site Name Fitzjohns
Site Type Unknown
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Location Chelmsford Museum
Ref No 1979.513
Form Figurine
Type Bird
Name Cockerel
Bearded No
Is an attribute of Mercury
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Good
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 50.00
Length 0.00
Parallels Chelmsford (no 386), Aston (no 670)
References Drury and Wickenden 1982, 239, fig 1.2, pl XVIII, no 2
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Description Won't stand on its own, underside scarred - once part of a group? 'The bird is well modelled and finely executed, with delicate hatching added after casting; compared to the Chelmsford example, it is distincly sleek and quite proud' (Drury and Wickenden).


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