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Tea caddy: C.16 & A-2008

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Hard-paste porcelain with translucent glaze, made in China (possibly from Jingdezhen) sent to Europe to be painted with overglaze enamels.


History note: Crabbe, Peter, Pembroke Street, Cambridge

Legal notes

Given by Prof. Jean Michel Massing

Measurements and weight

Height: 11 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-06-09) by Massing, Jean Michel


Circa 1700 - 1800

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Hard-paste porcelain with translucent glaze
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.16 & A-2008
Primary reference Number: 163297
Entry form number: 977
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 September 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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