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Vase: C.3-1974

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Bright green lead glazed earthenware hu, with an ellipsoidal body, slightly flaring neck, and cup mouth. Raised bands mark the base of the neck and attachment point for the single monster masked ring handle. There is an image impressed within the ring handle, possibly of a human with outstretched arms. Fine grey biscuit
The mouth rim has spur and drip marks, which indicate that the vessel was fired upside down. Large triangular spur mark mars the base.

There are numerous chips on the mouth rim, body, and foot rim.


History note: Unknopwn before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Miss M. Furlonge

Measurements and weight

Height: 34 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1974) by Furlonge, M., Miss


Western Han
-0206 - 24

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazed Firing (heating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1974
Primary reference Number: 74484
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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