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Bowl: C.633-1991

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Conical celadon bowl. Grey stoneware, thrown, covered with a soft green glaze, crazed in places, with incised decoration. The bowl has an everted rim, and tapers to a narrow footrim with recessed base, roughly finished. It is decorated on the outside with fine incised lines. The glaze is unevenly spread, leaving several brown patches on the exterior.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14.2 cm
Height: 7.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Northern Song (960-1127)
11th/12th Century
Circa 1000 - 1200

Note

Northern Celadon ware

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Thrown, covered with glaze, decorated with incised lines
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: small, round, white/stained label

  • Text: B28166
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.633-1991
Primary reference Number: 21002
Old object number: CHICER/247
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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