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Jar: OC.69-1936

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown



Globular jar decorated in blue black underglaze, applied over a creamy white slip. The jar has a Vietnamese shape, with Thai decoration. Bands encircle upright and lower body, unglazed mouth. Body divided into six rectangular panels with alternating cross hatching and vegetal motifs. Slightly curved foot ring and unglazed flat base. Fine pinkish tan biscuit.
Lid missing.

Legal notes

Given by Oscar Raphael

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.2 cm
Width: 8.2 cm

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Place(s) associated

  • Sawankhalok ⪼ Thailand

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936) by Raphael, Oscar C.


14th/15th Century
1300 - 1499

Components of the work

Mouth, Base

Materials used in production

Slip coating
Underglaze black

Techniques used in production

Slip coating

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.69-1936
Primary reference Number: 138406
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 3 November 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 3 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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