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Base: C.738-1991

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Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

  • Base
  • oval base for incense container

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Description

Oval base for incense container (C.738-1991). Hard-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue. The oval base has a wavy outer rim and is moulded with the scaly tail of the dragon. The rocks are painted in underglaze blue with incised wave patterns in white. Unglazed base with concave centre. The interior has an unglazed inner rim and white glazed body.

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

Height: 22.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Hirado ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Edo Period (1615-1868)#
19th Century
Circa 1850 CE - 1880 CE

Note

Japanese, Edo Period, Hirado

Components of the work

Glaze composed of white glaze
Base Diameter 12.9 cm Height 3.8 cm
Body
Decoration

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.738-1991
Primary reference Number: 21741
Old object number: JAPCER/174
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 January 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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