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Saucer dish: C.3-1927

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Ruby-back saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in famille rose enamel colours, and gilding, with a seated lady and two boys beside a table decked with 'Antiques'.

Ruby-back saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in pink, blue, green, yellow, black, white, aubergine, brown and iron-red enamel colours, and gilding. The shallow flared sides have a lipped rim and rest on a low tapered foot. The interior is delicately enamelled with a lady seated resting her elbow on a bamboo table which is decked with 'Hundred Antiques' and surrounded by large storage jars, gazing down at two boys, one holding a gilt sceptre and the other playing bamboo pipes. The underside is applied with a dark rose-pink enamel.

Legal notes

Given by Reginald Cory, MA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20 cm
Height: 3.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1927) by Cory, Reginald

Dating

Qing Dynasty
Yongzheng (1723-1735)
Circa 1723 - Circa 1735

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( famille rose) gold

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1927
Primary reference Number: 74470
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 August 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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