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Jar and cover: C.6 & A-2008

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Unknown




Hard-paste porcelain painted underglaze in blue with panels of flowers of the four Seasons.


History note: Unknown before donor. On loan to the museum from 1978

Legal notes

Given by Professor David McMullen, St John’s College to celebrate the Directorship of Duncan Robinson (1995-2007)

Measurements and weight

Height: 48.5 cm
Width: 28 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-01-28) by McMullen, David


17th Century#
Circa 1660 - 1670

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

clear Glaze
hard-paste Porcelain

Techniques used in production

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.6 & A-2008
Primary reference Number: 165668
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 28 November 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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