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Jarlet: C.19-1997

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Hard-paste porcelain cuboid jarlet, with applied ornament and pale greenish blue qingbai glaze. Slightly sloping shoulders rising to a square aperture, with applied young dragons on each corner. Each side is decorated with four C-shaped beaded strands in relief. The base is unglazed

There are three labels. (1) Circular, printed in blue 'Duncan Macintosh' and inscribed '14' in black. (2) Triangular printed in red 'South-East Asian and Chinese Trade Pottery Exhibition 1979. The O.C.S. of Hong Kong' surrounding a spiral enclosing a hand and 'no. 53' in red. (3) Triangular printed in black 'Jingdezhen wares the Yuan evolution exhibition 1984. The O.C.S. of Hong Kong', and inscribed '45' in black

One dragon is restored, and has become discoloured creamish grey.


History note: Hugh Moss Ltd. Hong Kong 1976

Legal notes

Given by Duncan Macintosh, in memory of his parents, John and Kathleen Macintosh (d. 1967)

Measurements and weight

Height: 7 cm
Width: 7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997) by Macintosh, Duncan


Yuan Dynasty
14th Century
1300 - 1368

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Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.19-1997
Primary reference Number: 72873
Exhibition number: 53
Exhibition number: 45
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 28 January 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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