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Porcelain: C.3B-1960

Object information


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One of a pair of hard-paste porcelain decagonal dishes, painted in Kakiemon style enamel colours. The dish is decorated with a ho-bobird perched in the branches of a plum tree with bamboo behind, another hovering on the right; with a border of stylized flower heads and foliage, with a chocolate rim.

Legal notes

Bought from Gabor Cossa, using the Cowper-Reed Fund

Place(s) associated

  • Arita ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1960-10-13) by Cossa, Gabor


17th-18th Century
1680 - 1700

School or Style


Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3B-1960
Primary reference Number: 140278
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 17 December 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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