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Lime pot: C.2 & A-1978

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

  • Lime pot
  • lime pot and cover in the form of an owl

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Description

Spherical stoneware lime pot with cover, with applied zoomorphic features of an owl; eyes, beak and tail. Raised bands around mouth, and details of plumage lightly incised below mouth. Dark brown glaze falls short of button foot. Fine tannish white biscuit.
Brown glaze conical cover with incised bands. Glaze colour and size do not match lime pot

Legal notes

Given by Spink and Son Ltd

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Khmer ⪼ Vietnam

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1978) by Spink and Son Ltd

Components of the work

With Lid Height 10.2 cm
Without Lid Height 8.6 cm
Foot

Materials used in production

Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing
Incising
Applied decoration

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2 & A-1978
Primary reference Number: 72976
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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