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Saucer dish: C.18-2007

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Porcelain, painted underglaze blue with a central roundel inside showing a leaping lion-dog and ruyi style clouds, reserved in white on a blue ground. This saucer dish has rounded sides and a low tapering foot to which grit and sand has adhered from the kiln floor. Both inner and outer rim and the join of the foot to the body are outlined in blue.


History note: Peter Crabbe Antiques, 3 Pembroke Street, Cambridge

Legal notes

Purchased with S. V. Finn Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 13.2 cm
Height: 2.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2007-04-30) by Peter Crabbe Antiques

Components of the work

Decoration composed of blue

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulded : Porcelain, painted underglaze in blue
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18-2007
Primary reference Number: 145810
Entry form number: 844
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 28 January 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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