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Dish: MAR.C.88-1912

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Current Location: In storage

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Ruby-back saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in rich famille rose enamels with a seated lady and three children among tables,jars, flowers and objects.

Ruby-back saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in rich enamel colours, green, pink, blue, aubergine, yellow, iron-red, turquoise and black, and gilding. The shallow, rounded sides have a broad everted rim. The interior has a lady seated amongst large jars, stools and two tables laden with objects, watching over three children, one playing with a cat; all within an eight-pointed medallion reserved on a pale blue 'Y'-diaper ground within a pale yellow trellis-diaper band. The rim has a lavender cell-diaper border reserved with three floral vignettes interspersed with dragon medallions in blue enamel and gilding. There is a pale green stylized dragon scroll round the rim. The underside has a lustrous raspberry-pink enamel.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21 cm
Height: 3 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.88-1912
Primary reference Number: 77407
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 August 2015 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

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

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