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Ewer: BL.9-1995

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Hard paste porcelain ewer of Chinese design, with a painted underglaze in blue. Decorated with flower sprays.

Legal notes

On loan from Douglas and Mary Barrett

Measurements and weight

Depth: 9.3 cm
Height: 18.3 cm
Width: 13.4 cm

Relative size of this object

13.4 cm18.3 cm9.3 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Arita ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1995) by Barrett, Douglas and Mary

Materials used in production

Underglaze colour
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Underglaze

Identification numbers

Accession number: BL.9-1995
Primary reference Number: 140089
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 25 September 2019 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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