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Saucer dish: C.45-1998

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

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Description

Hard paste porcelain painted in red, pale red, brown and black enamels, and gold. Circular with shallow rounded sides resting on a tapering footring. The interior is coarsely but carefully painted in red and gold with a bird perched on a leafy, flowering branch. Inscribed in the top right in red with a 20-character poem with the name Xii. The rim edged in gold.

Notes

History note: Tony Greaves, from whom purchased by the donor

Legal notes

Given by Miss Irene Finch

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 15.5 cm
Height: 3.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Arita ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Circa 1700 - 1800

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, pale red, brown and black) gold

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.45-1998
Primary reference Number: 28783
Irene Finch collection: 96/48
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 January 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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