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Saucer dish: ML.26-1992

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Stoneware saucer shaped dish. Covered in a pale blue glaze shading to pale purplish brown at the rim, and having a purplish blue circular marking in the centre of the inside, and three blue streaks further out. Circular, with shallow curved sides, standing on a narrow footring. Jun ware

Oval label printed in black with a tower and 'Malcolm Collection' and inscribed in blue black ink 'D./76'. Oval printed in black 'Oriental Ceramic Society 19 Exhibition'. Inscribed in green '52' and '3'.

There are four gold repairs to the rim, three chips in the footring, and several long craze lines in the glaze on the interior.

Notes

History note: Previously in the collection of Mr A. L. Hetherington

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 18.1 cm
Height: 4.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Northern Song (960-1127)
960 - 1127

Materials used in production

Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: ML.26-1992
Primary reference Number: 138732
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 11 September 2015 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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