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Dish: C.665-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in iron-red, green, blue, yellow, grey and black enamels. The dish has shallow, rounded sides with everted, foliated rim resting on a low tapered footrim. The central medallion is painted with two ladies on a verandah, one holding a fan and the other a cat. The rim is decorated with a repetitive figure design of a male and female holding a fan standing on a balcony beside flowering shrubs. The underside is painted with three flowering sprays.

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: 29.0 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 enamels ( famille verte)

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Hard-paste porcelain painted in iron-red, green, blue, yellow, black and grey enamels

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: lozenge and ribbon motif ('Mirror') within a double-lined circle in underglaze-blue

  • Method of creation: In underglaze-blue
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: round, white, serrated

  • Text: 506f
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.665-1991
Primary reference Number: 21496
Old object number: CHICER/861
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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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