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Vase: C.63-1992

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery


Production: Unknown




Porcelain vase, thrown, incised and Yingqing glazed. Ovoid nine lobed form with a flaring foot, narrow cylindrical neck, and flaring mouth with everted rim. The foot is decorated with slanting incisions and the neck with two horizontal bands. The glaze is faintly bluish green. Qingbai ware
Fitted wooden box.

Two chips in the foot. The mouth has been broken, repaired and sprayed, more than necessary. Small flaw or chip in side


History note: Purchased from Mayuyama, with its box

Legal notes

Given by Godfrey St. George Montague Gompertz, in memory of his wife, Elizabeth

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.1 cm
Height: 16 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992) by Gompertz, Godfrey St. George Montague


Northern Song (960-1127)
960 - 1127

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Box composed of wood

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.63-1992
Primary reference Number: 75709
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 February 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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