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Figure: BL.13-1995

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




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

Place(s) associated

  • Arita ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century#
Production date: AD 1680

School or Style


Materials used in production

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: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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