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Dish: C.1-1960

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Hard paste porcelain dish with a thick grey body, and a glassy greyish green glaze. Lung-ch'uan type. The dish has an everted lip. The centre is decorated with a four clawed dragon floated in relief and the border with incised scrolls.
On the outside is a moulded lotus petal pattern. Recesssed glazed base with unglazed rim, burnt reddish brown in places.


History note: Formerly in T. W. I. Bullocks Collection, Cambridge

Legal notes

Bought from P. Sparks, using Percival Fund.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 35 cm
Height: 8.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1960-01-14) by Sparks, P


Yuan Dynasty
1279 - 1368

Components of the work

Dragon Rim Scrolls

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1-1960
Primary reference Number: 71517
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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