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Vase: C.17-1995

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Production: Sozan, Suna

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Description

Stoneware vase with celadon glaze. The lower part of the vase has eight facets. It has pronounced shoulders, a cylindrical neck with archaic dragon handles on opposing sides, and a wide concave mouth. The facetted area at the bottom is decorated with incised lapets pointing upwards from the footring.

The vase is signed 'Suna Sozan' in a circular outline on the base.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor, on loan to the museum from 1994

Legal notes

Given by the family of Dr Alec Hyatt King

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.4 cm
Width: 6.6 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th century
1900 - 1925

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Facetting
Incising

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.17-1995
Primary reference Number: 72519
Old object number: AAL.6-1994
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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