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Bowl: C.30-2007

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery


Factory: Unknown




Porcelain, bowl with an everted rim, painted underglaze blue with four flying phoenix on the exterior and a further phoenix in the well of the bowl.


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

Legal notes

Purchased with the Applied Arts Duplicates Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 16.1 cm
Height: 7.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2007-07-16) by R & G McPherson Antiques


Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Circa 1662 CE - 1722 CE

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.30-2007
Primary reference Number: 150614
Entry form number: 965
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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