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Funerary jar: C.45 & A-1932

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Stoneware funerary jar and cover, with a light grey body. Light greyish green crackled thin glaze, with some kiln sand attached. Possibly Chekiang type. Roughly ovid, the bottom half of the jar has eight incised radial lines and the top half has five horizontal bulges around the body, and five vertical spouts. The base is slightly recessed and unglazed, the lip is also unglazed.
The lid is dome shaped, with a taller dome shaped knob with a hole in the top. Unglazed underside.

Legal notes

Given by Dr W. M. Tapp

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12 cm
Height: 28 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905-04-15) by Tapp, W. M., Dr

Components of the work

Base And Lip

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing Incising

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.45 & A-1932
Primary reference Number: 75138
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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