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Vase: C.16-1926

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Stoneware arrow vase, Lung-chuan type, with a globular body and long thin neck. There is a cylinder attached on either side at the top of the neck. Light grey body covered in a smooth light grey green glaze with some cracks.
Glazed base and foot. The foot is short, slightly tapering on the inside, with an unglazed rim burnt red brown.

Legal notes

Given by Bernard Rackham, though the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.5 cm
Height: 18 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1926) by Rackham, Bernard

Dating

Song Dynasty
960 - 1279

Components of the work

Rim

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.16-1926
Primary reference Number: 72321
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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