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Bowl: C.6-2016

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Maker(s)

Longquan Kilns (Production)

Description

Pale green celadon footed stoneware bowl. Scribed decoration in well, and key-clef ring around the outside rim.
Longquan ware

Notes

History note: Bought by John Shakeshaft from Robert McPherson's stand at the Olympia Fair, 14th June 2000.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Longquan ⪼ Zhejiang ⪼ China

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2016) by Shakeshaft, John, Dr

Dating

Yuan Dynasty
Ming Dynasty
1300 CE - 1399 CE

Components of the work

At Widest Point Diameter 15 cm
At Base Diameter 6.5 cm
Well

Materials used in production

green Celadon glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.6-2016
Primary reference Number: 207649
Sale catalogue photo number: K660
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 19 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Friday 26 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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