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Chinese Bowl of Flowers: C.16x

Object information

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Chinese Bowl of Flowers


Pottery: unidentified London pottery




Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on the front and decorated with a powdered blue ground and painting in blue, green, yellow and red. Square. In the middle, within an octagonal reserve is a Chinese bowl of flowers flanked by small plants. The powdered blue ground has a reserved carnation painted in red in each corner

Legal notes

Donor and date of accession unknown

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.9 cm
Height: 12.9 cm
Width: 12.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown


18th Century, second quarter#
George I
George II
Circa 1725 CE - 1750 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, green, yellow, and red)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.16x
Primary reference Number: 197236
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 24 July 2013 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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