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Plate: C.18-1933

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Current Location: In storage

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Production: Unknown

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Description

Stoneware plate with a strong green glaze, which is thick, glassy and crackled. The plate has a very thick body, especially the base. There is an incised and combed decoration of a lotus in the centre, with a border of ripples round the well.
The foot is short with glazed outside and rim, while the inside of the foot and the base are unglazed. The base is burnt orange and brown

Legal notes

Bequeathed by The Rev A. V. Valentine-Richards

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19 cm
Height: 5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1905-04-16) by Valentine-Richards, A. V., The Rev

Dating

Ming Dynasty
15th Century, Early#
1368 - 1644

Components of the work

Decoration
Inside Foot And Base

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18-1933
Primary reference Number: 72694
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 July 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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