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Plate: C.20-2007

Object information


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Porcelain, painted underglaze blue, decorated in the Chinese Kraak Style of The Late Ming / Transitional Period. The border with divided panels decorated with precious objects contrasted with stylised upright flowers. The centre decorated with a grasshopper in a watery landscape.


History note: R & G McPherson Antiques, 40 Kensington Church Street, London W8 4BX

Legal notes

Purchased with S. V. Finn Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21 cm
Height: 4.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2007-04-30) by R & G McPherson Antiques


Circa 1660 CE - 1690 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

Glaze Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulded : Porcelain painted underglaze in blue
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.20-2007
Primary reference Number: 145814
Entry form number: 843
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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