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Bowl: C.684A-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

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Description

Bowl. Hard-paste porcelain decorated in mottled underglaze blue and iron-red. The bowl has steeply flared sides springing from a high tapered foot, with flat, recessed base. The exterior has two fan-shaped panels enclosing sprays of lilies and blossom alternating with two vertical panels enclosing chrysanthemum spray in underglaze blue and iron-red reserved on a mottled blue ground. The interior is undecorated.

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: 19.0 cm
Height: 9.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Qing Dynasty
Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
17th-18th Century
Circa 1662 - 1722

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( iron-red)

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Hard-paste porcelain decorated in mottled underglaze blue and iron-red

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: lozenge type mark within a double circle in underglaze-blue

  • Text: 255
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.684A-1991
Primary reference Number: 21450
Old object number: CHICER/98(2)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 July 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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