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Plate: C.33-1998

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Current Location: In storage






Plate.Hard paste porcelain, relief moulded, and painted underglaze in blue with an iron brown rim. Circular with shallow rounded sides, and sloping border with slightly raised scalloped rim, standing on a footring. Finely moulded around the border and cavetto with hares leaping over waves around a lobed reserve for the central painting in underglaze blue of Kanzan and Jittoku in landscape. The back is undecorated. Five spur marks on the base.


History note: Sotheby's, from whom purchased by the donor in 1988

Legal notes

Given by Miss Irene Finch

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.0 cm
Height: 3.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1998-10-12) by Finch, Irene, Miss


18th Century
19th Century, Early#
Circa 1720 - 1820


Japanese, Arita, perhaps Higuchi Kiln. According to the donor many such pieces exist but few are so well painted.

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Techniques used in production

Moulding : Plate, hard paste porcelain, moulded, and painted underglaze in blue with an iron brown rim

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.33-1998
Primary reference Number: 28717
Irene Finch collection: 88/40
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 January 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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