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Bottle: C.648-1991

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Bottle. Buff, stoneware, monochrome bottle with four large shoulder lobes covered with speckled blue glaze. The bottle has a short neck with slightly everted rim and four large, rounded shoulder lobes tapering to a recessed, flat, glazed base. There is evidence of four spur marks on the base. It is covered all-over with a speckled light-blue glaze, unevenly spread inside the neck and mouth rim.

Notes

History note: Purchased from Eastwood & Holt, May 1920, for £8.0s.0d; 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: 16.9 cm
Height: 24 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Qing Dynasty
18th Century
Circa 1700 - 1800

Materials used in production

speckled blue Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, monochrome bottle with four large shoulder lobes covered with speckled blue glaze
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: round, serrated, white label

  • Text: 308
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.648-1991
Primary reference Number: 21319
Old object number: CHICER/213
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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