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Ewer: C.738-2016

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Changsha Kilns (Production)

Description

Greyish white stoneware ewer. Ovoid body with an outspreading neck, a large band loop handle, and a short octagonal spout. The body is decorated with underglaze painting of flower design in brown, just beneath the spout, and covered with yellowish green glaze.

Legal notes

Given by David McMullen

Place(s) associated

  • Changsha ⪼ Hunan ⪼ China

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2016) by McMullen, David

Dating

Tang Dynasty (618-907)
610 - 907

Materials used in production

Underglaze Glaze Paint Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Painting Glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.738-2016
Primary reference Number: 209476
Entry form: 1310
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 27 October 2016 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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