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Vase: C.46-2006

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Hard-paste porcelain, painted overglaze in red, brown, and black enamels, and gilt. Kutani ware. In the shape of bamboo surrounded with smaller shoots, decorated with birds flying through the bamboo groves.


History note: Purchased by the donor from Peter Crabbe, 3 Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QY

Legal notes

Given by David E. Scrase

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.3 cm
Height: 27.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2006-11-21) by Scrase, David E.


Circa 1870 CE - 1890 CE

School or Style

Kutani ware

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel

Materials used in production

clear Glaze
hard-paste Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Hard-paste porcelain, painted overglaze in red, brown, and black enamels, and gilt
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.46-2006
Primary reference Number: 137151
Entry form number: 825
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 31 July 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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