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Saucer dish: MAR.C.87-1912

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Description

Ruby-back saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in famille rose enamels with a basket of flowers

Ruby-back saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in rich enamel colours, two greens, pink, aubergine, yellow, brown and black. The shallow, widely rounded sides have a slightly lipped rim. The interior is decorated with an ornate wicker basket filled with lush flowering sprays, including peony, rose and hibiscus, flanked by a sprig of blue single chrysanthemum and a spray of lychee. The underside is applied with a dark maroon-pink enamel.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19.9 cm
Height: 3.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

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.87-1912
Primary reference Number: 77406
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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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