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Bowl: O.3-1982

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Maker: Wen-Ming, Hu

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Description

Bowl with monster handles, imitating the archaic ‘Kuei’, bronze, parcel-gilt, decorated in relief with mythological fauna.

Notes

History note: Formerly on loan since 1977. Purchased by Dr Smith from Bluett & Son Ltd., 48 Davies Street, London, W1.

Legal notes

Given by Dr Sydney Smith

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.4 cm
Width: 16.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982-03-08) by Smith, Sydney, Dr

Dating

Ming Dynasty
Circa 1583 CE - 1613 CE

Materials used in production

Parcel-gilt
Bronze

Techniques used in production

Gilding
Relief

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.3-1982
Primary reference Number: 138341
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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