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Bottle: C.2-1982

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Lobed, pear shaped bottle vase with a flaring neck. Creamy white glaze with underglaze blue decoration of: jui lappets on inside of splayed mouth, stylised plantain leaves on neck, thunder pattern and petal lappets on shoulders, band of cloud scrolls, and floral motif seperated by a diaper pattern above a band of petal lappets on body.
High carved foot ring and unglazed base. Fine white biscuit.

Notes

History note: From the collection of the late Sir Gordon Sutherland. Formerly on loan in 1979

Legal notes

Given by Lady Sutherland, in memory of Sir Gordon Sutherland

Measurements and weight

Height: 24 cm
Width: 10.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982) by Sutherland, Lady

Dating

15th Century-16th Century#
1400 - 1599

Components of the work

Base

Materials used in production

Underglaze colour
Glaze
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Techniques used in production

Glazing
Underglaze
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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2-1982
Primary reference Number: 73214
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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