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Bowl: C.704-1991

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Maker(s)

Uncertain Unknown

Description

Bowl. Porcelain, painted in underglaze blue. The bowl has steep, flared sides, that taper and rest on a high straight foot with a flat, recessed, glazed base. It is decorated with a scene of a walled city, a sampan, and an inscription in underglaze blue under a crackle glaze.

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: 17.4 cm
Height: 8.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Ming
15th century
Circa 1400 CE - 1500 CE

Note

Chinese or Vietnamese

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

uncertain Porcelain Glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Porcelain, thrown, decorated in underglaze-blue
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.704-1991
Primary reference Number: 21194
Old object number: CHICER/870
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 23 April 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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