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Vase: C.2499-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Three Ash Barrels Factory

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue. Oviform with a short cylindrical neck. The neck is decorated with a border of birds in panels reserved in a blue ground. The rest of the body is painted with pearcoks and small birds amongs scattered pseudo-Chinese flowers.

Notes

History note: Mr George Jennings of Walkerswill, Southwold, from whom purchased for £5.10s.0d. on 1 June 1907 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 21.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Delft ⪼ Holland ⪼ United Provinces of the Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

17th Century, Late
Circa 1679 CE - 1700 CE

Note

The Three Ash Barrels Factory (Drie Posteleyne Astonne) operated between 1655 and 1804. The mark on this vase, GK indicates that it was made during the directorship of Gerrit Pietersz Kam

School or Style

Chinese

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed, and painted in blue
Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: straight stroke of K goes through the G

  • Text: G over K
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Factory mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2499-1928
Primary reference Number: 73601
Old object number: 2655
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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