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Vase: EC.24A-1939

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Bow Porcelain Manufactory

Entities

Categories

Description

Soft-paste porcelain vase, painted underglaze in blue with Buddhist emblems, Chinese ladies playing musical instruments, and flowers.

Notes

History note: Bought by the Friends from Sotheby's (from the owner), 23rd June 1939 for £12

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 5 3/8 in
Height: 10 1/4 in

Place(s) associated

  • Stratford-le-Bow ⪼ Essex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-07-29) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

18th Century, Mid
George II
Production date: circa AD 1755

School or Style

Oriental style

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

containing bone ash Soft-paste porcelain
presumed lead Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.24A-1939
Primary reference Number: 131271
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 30 January 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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