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Tea caddy: C.13 & A-2005

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: uncertain




Hard-paste porcelain, painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in red enamel, and gilt, with floral design all over and Chinese landscape in the central of both sides.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Peter Crabbe

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.7 cm
Width: 8.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005-11-21) by Peter Crabbe Antiques


18th Century, Early#
Production date: circa AD 1710


Chinese export porcelain in Japanese Imari style

School or Style

Imari style

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

clear Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.13 & A-2005
Primary reference Number: 125032
Entry form number: 646
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 4 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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