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Dish: C.13-1968

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery


Maker: Unknown




Thinly potted stoneware green glazed dish with flaring sides and high carved foot ring. Unglazed mouth rim. Interior decorated with moulded patterns. Depicting a centre medallion of radiating petals with four spur marks visible, a band of partially imprinted thunder patterns surrounded by a partially imprinted floral pattern (possibly a lotus scroll) and a final band of thunder patterns on the cavetto.
Body exterior and foot glazed. Unglazed base. Fine white biscuit. The glaze is extremely worn on interior and exterior, and in certain places only the white slip remains.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Walter Sedgwick, through the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 17.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1968) by Sedgwick, Walter, Mrs


12th Century-14th Century
1100 - 1399

Components of the work

Mouth Rim, Base

Materials used in production

Slip coating

Techniques used in production

Slip coating

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.13-1968
Primary reference Number: 71794
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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