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Staffordshire vase with Chinese figures in a garden

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An image of Vase. Unidentified Staffordshire factory, England. Painted in polychrome enamels with Chinese figures in a garden with rocks, a fence, flowering trees and plants. Of squat meiping form with a narrow neck. The sides are decorated with a continuous Chinese garden scene. On one side, a lady stands holding a flower beside a fence with a flowering plant on the left. To her right is a rock formation and a tree with a flowering branch which extends over her. Another flowering branch extends to the right over a seated man and a standing woman. Round the neck there are three narrow red horizontal lines. Off-white stoneware, thrown, salt-glazed, and painted in blue, turquoise, green, yellow, pale salmon-pink, a little red, pale pinkish-purple, and black enamels. Height, whole, 14.7 cm, diameter, whole, 10.5 cm, diameter, foot, 7.8 cm, circa 1755-1760. Rococo. Chinoiserie. Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund.

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Vase. Unidentified Staffordshire factory, England. Painted in polychrome enamels with Chinese figures in a garden with rocks, a fence, flowering trees and plants. Of squat meiping form with a narrow neck. The sides are decorated with a continuous Chinese garden scene. On one side, a lady stands holding a flower beside a fence with a flowering plant on the left. To her right is a rock formation and a tree with a flowering branch which extends over her. Another flowering branch extends to the right over a seated man and a standing woman. Round the neck there are three narrow red horizontal lines. Off-white stoneware, thrown, salt-glazed, and painted in blue, turquoise, green, yellow, pale salmon-pink, a little red, pale pinkish-purple, and black enamels. Height, whole, 14.7 cm, diameter, whole, 10.5 cm, diameter, foot, 7.8 cm, circa 1755-1760. Rococo. Chinoiserie. Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund.

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  • Accession Number: C.98-2015
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 946 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 671.41kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 27/1

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18th Century _WF_Batchelor Chinese Style Chinoiserie Early Rococo enamel enamelled English fence fenced garden Fitz_AA floral flowers gardens Georgian glazed green ladies lady mei ping meiping Orientalism polychrome Rococo salt-glazed saltglaze Staffordshire Pottery thrown vase woman

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