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Figure of a Bijin (beautiful lady): C.3-1961

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Figure of a Bijin (beautiful lady)




Figure of a bijin (beautiful lady). Hard-paste porcelain decorated overglaze in enamels.

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Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 38.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Arita ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1961-11-23) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Edo Period (1615-1868)
Circa 1680 - Circa 1700 1700

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Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1961
Primary reference Number: 118336
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 November 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 16 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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