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Screen dish: C.15-1995

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery


Maker: Unknown




Screen dish made of hard paste porcelain, and decorated in white raised enamel and greyish-pink enamel. The dish is in the form of a rectangular screen with six panels, slightly concave, resting on a rectangular foot. The dish is decorated with waves and spray in white against a shaded pink sky, which occupy the area stretching diagonally from upper left to lower right of the surface.
Signed (unread) in oval outline.


History note: Formerly loan 4-1994 from David Hyatt King.

Legal notes

Given by the family of Dr Alec Hyatt King in his memory

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.2 cm
Length: 33 cm
Width: 23.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1995) by King, Alec Hyatt, Dr, the family of


19th Century-20th Century, Early#
Circa 1890 CE - 1920 CE

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.15-1995
Primary reference Number: 72151
Old loan number: AAL.4-1994
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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