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Chinese Sage with Boy: C.2757-1928

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Current Location: In storage

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Chinese Sage with Boy

Maker(s)

Factory: Unidentified Delft factory

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in blue, green, and red. A bearded Chinese sage is seated on a rock, holding a red fruit in his left hand. A small boy stands beside him holding the top of a green staff with his right hand. Both figures have green hats and red shoes; their costume is painted mainly in blue with a few red motifs and dotted borders

Notes

History note: Purchased in London in 1900 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.5 cm
Width: 11.9 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

18th Century, Early#
Circa 1700 CE - 1725 CE

School or Style

Chinoiserie

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high temperature colours ( blue, green, red)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in blue, green and red high temperature colours
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2757-1928
Primary reference Number: 74029
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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