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Tea bowl and saucer: C.683.1 & A-1991

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Teabowl and saucer. Hard-paste porcelain, finely potted, painted in famille rose enamels, turquoise, blue, yellow, green, brown, black, rose.
The saucer is decorated with two scroll-shaped panels containing mountainous landscape and river scenes divided by two medallions of peony heads and a central medallion. With a dragon, reserved on a deep rose ground. The underside undecorated.
The teabowl is similarly decorated with two scroll panels containing a river landscape alternating with chrysanthemum heads reserved on a deep rose ground. The interior is white with a dog of fo in the centre.

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.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Qing Dynasty
Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
18th century
After 1736 - Circa 1795

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( famille rose)

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Hard-paste porcelain, finely potted, painted in famille rose enamels, turquoise, blue, yellow, green, brown, black, rose

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.683.1 & A-1991
Primary reference Number: 21608
Old object number: CHICER/180(2)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 9 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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