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Plaque: ML.13-1992

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Stoneware plaque decorated with painting in brown and turquoise green glaze. In the middle there are two ducks on a pond, with a flowering plant to the left, surrounded by a circular scalloped border. The edge is mounted in copper. Cizhou type.
Oval label printed in black with a tower and 'Malcom Collection' and inscribed in blue-black ink 'D./63'. Circular inscribed in blue black ink '146'

Reconstructed from three pieces. The glaze on both sides is degraded

Legal notes

Lent to the museum by Helen H. L. Whittow (nee Malcolm)

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1992) by Whittow, Helen H. L. (nee Malcolm)

Dating

Yuan Dynasty
1279 - 1368

Components of the work

Edge composed of copper

Materials used in production

Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: ML.13-1992
Primary reference Number: 138718
Malcolm Collection: D./63
146
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 8 December 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 8 December 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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