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Vase: C.2-1955

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Porcelain vase of double gourd shape and decorated in underglaze blue. Round the top is a band of key pattern design, below which is a wide panel of cloud collar framing flowers and foliage. Between this, there is a lotus petal border round the waistisa wide panel of scrolling lotus and foliage. Below a blue band round the waist there is a design of cloud scrolls. Below which are the eight precious things of Buddhism, surrounded by scrolling lotus foliage, and round the bottom there are lotus petals. The base is flat.

Legal notes

Bought from Gabor Cossa by Dr J. G. Billington, in memory of his mother, through The Friends of the Fitzwilliam

Measurements and weight

Height: 45.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1954-05-26) by Cossa, Gabor

Materials used in production

Underglaze colour Hard-paste porcelain

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2-1955
Primary reference Number: 73204
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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