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Saucer-dish: C.167-2010

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Maker: Unknown




Deep straight sided circular saucer-dish, covered with greyish celadon glaze with crackle and some minor blemishes, inlaid Mishima-style, (Sanggan technique). On the outside with five flower heads in white and black, inside on the sides are five flower heads, the base with a ring of ru yi scepter style petals, rather irregular, a flower head in the centre, a sketchy band pattern below rim. Base carries irregular spur marks. Old Marchent and Boilly stickers.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Prof. and Mrs Plesch

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Plesch, Prof. and Mrs


12th Century
1100 CE - 1200 CE

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.167-2010
Primary reference Number: 197630
Entry form: 1121
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 22 January 2014 Updated: Monday 15 August 2016 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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