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Garden seat: C.16-1912

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Hard paste porcelain garden seat, with a flower pattern. Decorated in blue, turquoise, yellow and aubergine fahua enamels.


History note: Purchased from S. M. Franck & Co. Originally in the collection of Lt. Col. Croft Lyons

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Given by the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 29.8 cm
Height: 39 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912-05-07) by National Art Collections Fund


Ming Dynasty
16th century
1500 - 1599 1599

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.16-1912
Primary reference Number: 72316
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 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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