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Sweetmeat dish: C.10 & A-1929

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery


Production: Unknown




The dish and lid have a painted underglaze in blue, red, green, and yellow enamels. The dish has decorations of green dragons and red dragons.
The dish has the six character mark of the Wan Li time period, in blue, within two concentric circles

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W. D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20.3 cm
Height: 10.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1929-05-31) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


Ming Dynasty
1573 - 1620

Materials used in production

blue Underglaze colour
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10 & A-1929
Primary reference Number: 71112
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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