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Tea bowl: C.4.57-1964

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Off-white earthenware, thrown, and painted underglaze in blue. The teabowl is circular with deep curved sides, and slightly everted rim, and stands on a footring. The whole object has been blackened by fire, and the Chinese style decoration has been almost obliterated.

Notes

History note: Found in an excavation in London by G.f. Lawrence, by whom given to Bernard Rackham (1876-1964

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Bernard Rackham

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.3 cm
Height: 4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964-03-12) by Rackham, Bernard

Dating

Late 18th century
Circa 1770 - 1800

School or Style

Chinese

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Off-white earthenware, thrown, and painted in blue under lead-glaze
Lead-glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4.57-1964
Primary reference Number: 74891
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 December 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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