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Vase: ML.27-1992

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Stoneware miniature vase, with applied white ribs and dark brown glaze. Unglazed base. The vase has a bulbous body with a slender neck, flaring towards the rim, standing on a footring. Henan ware.

Oval label printed in black with a tower, and 'Malcolm Collection' inscribed in blue black ink 'D./94'. Oval inscribed in black '125'

Notes

History note: Exhibited in Paris, Musee Cernuschi, 1956

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Northern Song (960-1127)
12th Century
1100 - 1127

Components of the work

Base Ribs

Materials used in production

Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: ML.27-1992
Primary reference Number: 138733
Malcolm Collection: D./94
Oval: 125
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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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