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Cup: C.11 & A-1929

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Teabowl and Saucer. Hard-paste porcelain decorated in famille rose enamels with a pheasant and quail amid flowers and rocks.

Teabowl and Saucer. Hard-paste porcelain decorated in a bright enamel palette of pink, pale blue, green, aubergine, yellow and opaque white. The saucer has a pheasant perched on a rock beneath a peony and magnolia. The teabowl has two quail on a grassy bank amongst peony and prunus sprays, all within pink and turquoise brocade-diaper bands reserved with floral vignettes.

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Given by Mrs. W. D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.4 cm
Height: 4.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Qing Dynasty
Circa 1723 - Circa 1750

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( famille rose)

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11 & A-1929
Primary reference Number: 71311
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 June 2023 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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