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Vase: C.659-1991

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Vase with trumpet-shaped mouth. Hard-paste porcelain painted in famille verte enamels, green, blue, yellow, iron-red, aubergine, black and gilding. The vase has a long, cylindrical neck with trumpet mouth on rounded shoulders. The ovoid body tapers to a flared foot. The base is flat, recessed, and glazed. It is painted with an all-over scene of warriors, on foot and horseback, in a mountain and tree landscape, with green, diamond work border around the shoulders and double-line circle in underglaze blue around the mouth and foot.

Notes

History note: Purchased from Sotheby's, 25-28 April, 1933, Stephen D. Winkworth Collection, for £55.0s.0d, Lot 529; 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: 27.5 cm
Height: 69.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( famille verte; green, blue, yellow, iron-red, aubergine, black) gilt

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Hard-paste porcelain painted in famille verte enamels, green, blue, yellow, iron-red, aubergine, black and gilding

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.659-1991
Primary reference Number: 21470
Old object number: CHICER/287
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 July 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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