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Dish: C.669-1991

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in iron-red, green, yellow, black and grey enamels. The dish has shallow, rounded sides with a broad, everted rim resting on a low, tapered footrim. The central medallion is painted with a lady at a table holding a chrysanthemum sprig beside a screen and balcony. The scene is within borders of ruyi heads, foliate lines, trellis work and, around the rim, peony heads and foliage on a fish roe ground. The underside is decorated with a band of cloud scrolls, and lappets around the footrim.

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: 47.3 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

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( famille verte in iron-red, green, yellow, grey and black enamels)

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular, white, with blue border

  • Text: 41
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: octagonal, white, with black border

  • Text: VH no. 41
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.669-1991
Primary reference Number: 21535
Old object number: CHICER/296
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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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