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Ewer: C.635A-D-1991

Object information

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Ewer and pair of vases and wooden showcase. White ware.


History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by H.S. Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Northern Song (960-1127)
Circa 960 - 1127


Probably Fujian in imitation of Ding ware.

School or Style

Ding (Chinese ceramics style)

Components of the work

Case composed of wood (plant material)
Case (D) Depth 14.5 cm Diameter 37 cm Height 25.4 cm
Ewer Diameter 13.2 cm Height 17.6 cm
Vase (B) Diameter 8.6 cm Height 15.4 cm
Vase (C) Diameter 8.6 cm Height 15.4 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Grey stoneware decorated all over in a mottled, cream glaze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.635A-D-1991
Primary reference Number: 20988
Old object number: CHICER/116(3)
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 21 December 2023 Last processed: Thursday 21 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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