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Vase: C.645-1991

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Vase. Grey stoneware with white crackle glaze, with applied lion mask terminals and loop handles. The vase is tall, cylindrical and slender with a very short neck and flat everted mouth rim, narrow shoulders tapering to the footrim and a recessed, flat, glazed base. The lion mask and ring terminals are applied to the shoulders and are covered all-over in cream/white crackle glaze.

Notes

History note: Purchased from Sotheby's, 2 November 1933, Catalogue of European & Oriental Porcelain..., for £6.0s.0d; Henry Scipio 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: 15.1 cm
Height: 41.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Ming
Circa 1368 - 1644

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

cream/white crackle glaze Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, white crackled glazed vase with applied lion mask terminals and loop handles

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: round, white, serrated label

  • Text: 464
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.645-1991
Primary reference Number: 21103
Old object number: CHICER/273
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 February 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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