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Saucer dish: C.6-1929

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Maker(s)

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Description

Saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in iron-red, yellow, aubergine, turquoise, green, blue and black enamels with an ornate basket filled with flowers encircled by panels of flowers and vignettes of fruit.

Saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in iron-red, yellow, aubergine, turquoise, green, blue and black enamels. The shallow rounded sides have a lipped rim and are resting on a very low, tapered foot. The interior has a central medallion showing an ornate basket filled with various flowers encircled by a ring of ruyi-shaped scrolls and a frieze of eight alternating lotus petal, leaf and pomegranate shaped panels enclosing a variety of flowering sprays including lotus, chrysanthemum, lily, prunus, poppy, peony and dianthus, reserved against a seeded turquoise ground strewn with flowerheads. The rim is encircled by a cell-diaper band with eight fruit vignettes. The rim on the underside has a border of alternating brocade and florette diaper reserved with four Emblems interspersed with ruyi-heads. The base has two concentric circles in underglaze blue enclosing the mark.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 26.8 cm
Height: 4.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1929-05-31) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Qing Dynasty
Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Circa 1662 - Circa 1722

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( iron-red, yellow, aubergine, turquoise, green, blue and black)

Materials used in production

clear Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.6-1929
Primary reference Number: 75663
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 5 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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