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Jar: C.23 & A-2007

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Jar and cover, porcelain and silver, painted underglaze blue with a group of female musicians. This is an unusual design, as it depicts the performers playing a number of traditional Chinese musical instruments.


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

Legal notes

Purchased with Duplicates Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.7 cm
Height: 8.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2007-06-04) by Peter Crabbe Antiques

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulded : Porcelain painted underglaze in blue
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.23 & A-2007
Primary reference Number: 146206
Entry form number: 849
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 4 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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