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Vase: C.55-2007

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Unknown

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Description

Stoneware with brownish glaze and incised design, in the shape of bronze vessel. Ovoid body with narrow neck and flaring mouth rim. On the shoulder are two masks, loop handles, and pendant rings. Three sets of triple ribbings encircle the upper part of the body, and a comb-scratched band is incised on the neck.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by P.H.D.S. Wikramaratna in memory of his brother Professor P.H. Diananda

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14.5 cm
Height: 33 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by Wikramaratna, P. H. D. S.

Dating

Han Dynasty (BC 206 - AD 220)
Circa -206 BCE - 220 CE

Materials used in production

Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Moulded
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.55-2007
Primary reference Number: 163289
Entry form number: 976
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 September 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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