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Bowl: C.6-1927

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Ruby-back style bowl. Hard-paste porcelain painted in famille rose enamel colours, and gilding with three boys, a seated lady, a table and objects, storage jars and two rabbits

Ruby-back style bowl. Hard-paste porcelain painted in pink, blue, green, yellow, black, white, aubergine, brown and iron-red enamel colours, and gilding. It has shallow rounded sides and a broad everted rim. The centre shows three boys playing round a lady, seated amongst storage jars and a table set with censers and a peony vase, with two pale red rabbits on the ground beside them. It has a pale green trellis-diaper border reserved with four gilded dragon medallions round the well and the rim has a lavender cell-diaper border reserved with four floral vignettes within a pale blue trellis-diaper band.

Legal notes

Given by Reginald Cory, MA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20.7 cm
Height: 3.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1927) by Cory, Reginald


Qing Dynasty
Yongzheng (1723-1735)
Circa 1723 - Circa 1735

School or Style

famille rose

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( famille rose) gold

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.6-1927
Primary reference Number: 107947
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 November 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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