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Porcelain: MAR.C.107-1912

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Maker: Unknown




Imari ware dish.
The dish is octagonal with medallions near the rim in each section, and there are four large spur marks on the base. The dish is pained in red and gold on an underglazed blue ground.

Legal notes

Charles Brinsley Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.4 cm
Width: 21.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Arita ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


18th Century
Production date: after AD 1733

School or Style


Materials used in production

Painted underglaze

Techniques used in production

Painted underglaze

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.107-1912
Primary reference Number: 140632
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 June 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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