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Saucer dish: OC.12-1936

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in an enamel palette of turquoise, blue, aubergine, yellow, black, two tones of iron-red and two of green and gilding with a maiden seated behind ornamental rockwork.

Saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in an enamel palette of turquoise, blue, aubergine, yellow, black, two tones of iron-red and two of green enhanced with gilding. The well rounded sides are resting on a low tapered foot and flared towards the lipped rim. The interior has an overall scene of a maiden wearing a red tunic and pale yellow patterned underskirt, seated behind a large outcrop of pierced ornamental rockwork in two tones of green, aubergine and blue with details pencilled in black.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Reginald R. Cory, 1934

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 17.6 cm
Height: 4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936) by Cory, Reginald R.

Dating

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

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.12-1936
Primary reference Number: 77543
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 14 July 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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