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Figure: C.598-1991

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Figure. Stoneware, moulded, cream glaze, impressed and dark-brown painted decoration with blue, light brown and black enamel details. Reclining lady on artesmesia leaf-shaped base, her head resting on a rolled pillow which is decorated with impressed flowers, and her right hand under her cheek. Her legs are apart and covered by a blanket decorated with flowers, revealing a blue/green camisole top. She has black shoes, hair, features and right wrist band.

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: 27.7 cm
Height: 9.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Ming
15th Century-16th Century#
Circa 1400 - 1600

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( blue, light brown and black) glaze

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Modeling (forming) : Stoneware, modelled, impressed, glazed with painted decoration and enamel details

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1076
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in ink
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: remains of oval label with serrated edge and red border

  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.598-1991
Primary reference Number: 21070
Old object number: CHIWA/851
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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