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Polychrome charger with chrysanthemum flowers

Image attached to C.30-2016

An image of Studio Ceramics. Polychrome charger of smooth grey-white stoneware. Production Place: Vietnam. Underglaze cobalt blue, then overglaze green and red enamels. Although on this dish the red has completely gone, leaving faint images. Around the cavetto are cloud shaped ogival panels with 'ghosts' of red chrysanthemum flowers, and in the well is a bird in a pomegranate tree, with bamboo. 1428-1524. Later Le Dynasty. Acquisition: Dr John Shakeshaft Bequest.

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Studio Ceramics. Polychrome charger of smooth grey-white stoneware. Production Place: Vietnam. Underglaze cobalt blue, then overglaze green and red enamels. Although on this dish the red has completely gone, leaving faint images. Around the cavetto are cloud shaped ogival panels with 'ghosts' of red chrysanthemum flowers, and in the well is a bird in a pomegranate tree, with bamboo. 1428-1524. Later Le Dynasty. Acquisition: Dr John Shakeshaft Bequest.

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  • Accession Number: C.30-2016
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 925 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 129.22kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 22/1

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15th Century 16th Century _WF_Shakeshaft birds blue charger chrysanthemum dish Fitz_AA floral flowers glazed grenadier Later Le Dynasty overglaze polychrome pomegranate pottery stoneware studio ceramics underglaze Vietnamese

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