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Dish: MAR.C.86-1912

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Description

Ruby-back dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in famille rose enamel colours with a seated scholar watching two boys carrying a jardinière of chrysanthemums.

Ruby-back dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in enamel colours, two green, iron-red, black, yellow, pink, turquoise and aubergine. The shallow, rounded sides, with a broad everted rim, are decorated on the interior with a scholar seated beside a wine jar, a pile of books and a jardinière of chrysanthemums, watching two boys carrying another large jardinière of chrysanthemums between them. The rim has sprigs of finger citron, persimmon and gourd alternating with sprays of poppy, prunus and dianthus. The underside is applied with a rich raspberry-pink glaze.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20.8 cm
Height: 2.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Qing Dynasty
Yongzheng (1723-1735)
Circa 1723 - Circa 1736

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( famille rose)

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.86-1912
Primary reference Number: 77405
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 August 2015 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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