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Dish: C.3-1990

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Moulded hard-paste porcelain junket dish, painted underglaze in blue. Circular dish, with deep curved sides and footring. The inside is moulded in relief with six shells radiating from a central rosette, with scrollwork and stylized foliage in the spaces. Painted with a central rosette and six different floral sprays over the shells, with arched borders between them below the rim.
Marked with a crescent underglaze in blue.

Legal notes

Bought from Gabor Cossa

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 24.4 cm
Height: 7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1990) by Cossa, Gabor


Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
18th Century, Late
1736 - 1795

Materials used in production

Underglaze colour
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1990
Primary reference Number: 74491
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 5 August 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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