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Wine cup: C.21-2007

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Porcelain, painted underglaze blue with dragon from The Hatcher Cargo. It seems apparent that this cargo was going to be trans-shipped, some for the local South East Asian market, including bird feeders, cricket cages and pickled dishes.


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: 5.2 cm
Height: 4.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century#
Production date: circa AD 1643

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulded : Hard-paste porcelain painted underglaze in blue
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.21-2007
Primary reference Number: 145815
Entry form number: 845
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 4 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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