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Jar: OC.11 & A-1938

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Jar and cover. Hard-paste porcelain painted in iron-red, green, turquoise, blue, yellow, aubergine and black enamels with four vertical panels, two enclosing ladies beside prunus and two with gu-shaped vases and members of the 'Hundred Antiques'.

Jar and cover. Hard-paste porcelain painted in iron-red, green, turquoise, blue, yellow, aubergine and black enamels. The ovid body is tapered towards the slightly countersunk base and painted with four large vertical panels, two enclosing ladies standing beside prunus trees growing in jardinières and two with large gu-shaped vases surrounded by members of the 'Hundred Antiques', reserved against a cell-diaper ground. The cell-diaper ground is repeated in a border round the shoulders and reserved with emblems of the Four Scholarly Accomplishments. A matching border encircling the base of the domed cover is decorated with further 'Antiques' and Emblems.


History note: According to the Cunliffe Collection Catalogue purchased at Dickenson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21 cm
Height: 25.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham


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

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Hard-paste porcelain painted in iron-red, green, turquoise, blue, yellow, aubergine and black enamels
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: T. 98 L.D.C.
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.11 & A-1938
Primary reference Number: 77517
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 3 March 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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