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Jar: C.119 & A-1950

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery


Production: Unknown




The white jar and cover have a blue dragon pattern going around them.
The mark and period of Hsuan Te can be found in a violet blue which is stronger than the decoration, within two concentric circles


History note: Sold at Sotheby's, 26 May 1937, lot 37. Bought by Sparks. Bought from Soame Jenyns

Legal notes

Bought from Soame Jenyns, using the Glaisher Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1950-10-20) by Jenyns, Soame


Ming Dynasty
1426 - 1435

Components of the work

Jar Diameter 22.9 cm Height 18.7 cm
Jar And Cover Height 28.3 cm

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.119 & A-1950
Primary reference Number: 71485
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 February 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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