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Fragment: C.387-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Dish fragment. Stoneware, incised, celadon-glazed. The sherd has a greyish-white fine clay body over which is a pale bluish-green or pale greenish-brown glaze, thinly applied, with a gloss. The footring is everted and inside the base is faint traces of greyish-white fireclay supports. Inside the vessel is a finely incised design of large chrysanthemum scrolls.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Gompertz, G. St. G. M., Mr and Mrs


Five Dynasties
907 - 960


It appears to be the product of the Yue Kilns in the period of the Five Dynasties (907-960).

It shows a possible source of influence on early Koryo celadons

Components of the work

Glaze composed of celadon glaze

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.387-1984
Primary reference Number: 17443
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 April 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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