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Moon flask ewer: C.605-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

moon flask ewer

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Moon flask ewer. Brown and cream stoneware, marbled, press-moulded with hand-modelled spout and handle. The ewer has a flattened, globular body on a high, splayed foot, with a small spout and thin loop handle, and is covered all over with brown and cream marble effect.

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: 10.5 cm
Height: 13.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Ming
Circa 1368 - 1644

Components of the work

Decoration
Spout And Handle

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Brown and cream stoneware, marbled, press-moulded with hand-modelled spout and handle

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.605-1991
Primary reference Number: 21075
Old object number: CHICER/866
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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