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Figure: BL.13-1995

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Kakiemon ware figure of a Bijin (beautiful lady) made from hard paste porcelain, and painted overglaze in polychrome enamels. Her robe is decorated with flowers and scrolls.

Legal notes

On loan from Douglas and Mary Barrett

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.8 cm
Height: 39.1 cm
Width: 13.9 cm

Relative size of this object

13.9 cm39.1 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Arita ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1995) by Barrett, Douglas and Mary

Dating

17th Century
Production date: AD 1680

School or Style

Kakiemon

Materials used in production

Enamel
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Painted overglaze

Identification numbers

Accession number: BL.13-1995
Primary reference Number: 201831
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Audit data

Created: Monday 15 June 2015 Updated: Tuesday 16 November 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 16 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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