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Bowl: C.727-1991

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Bowl. Hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue. The bowl has rounded sides, with slightly everted rim, resting on a low foot with flat, recessed, glazed base. The interior is painted with a four-claw dragon roundel and a coin-pattern border around the rim. The exterior is decorated with military officials in ceremonial dress displaying a cart-pulling camel to the Emperor (?), beneath a border of flower heads in a chevron pattern on a washed blue band.

Notes

History note: Purchased from Franks, December 1922, for £4.0s.0d; 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: 21.5 cm
Height: 9.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Qing Dynasty
Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
17th Century
Circa 1662 - 1700

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue)

Materials used in production

Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.727-1991
Primary reference Number: 21678
Old object number: CHICER/264
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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