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Jar: C.728 & A-1991

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Jar and cover. Hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue. The jar is of elliptical form tapering to a low, spreading foot with stepped footring and recessed, glazed base. The cover is attached to very low neck. Painted all over with meandering foliage and flower heads.

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: 7.0 cm
Height: 14.6 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

Note

Jingdezhen ware, probably for the Japanese market

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.728 & A-1991
Primary reference Number: 21688
Old object number: CHICER/203
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 February 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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