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Vase: C.739-2016

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Porcelain vase. Famille rose decorated with one hundred butterflies that represent 'luck'.

Legal notes

Given by David Scrase, in memory of his twin brother John

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2016) by Scrase, David E.


Early 20th century
Circa 1900 - 1925

Materials used in production

Paint Porcelain

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Qianlong Nian Zhi
  • Location: Base
  • Type: Seal mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.739-2016
Primary reference Number: 209477
Entry form number: 1311
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Created: Thursday 27 October 2016 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

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

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