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Jardinière: OC.12-1938

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Description

Jardinière. Hard-paste porcelain painted in blue, aubergine, yellow, turquoise, iron-red, black and two tones of green with flowering shrubs.

Jardinière. Hard-paste porcelain painted in a clear bright enamel palette of blue, aubergine, yellow, turquoise, iron-red, black and two tones of green. The heavily potted deep 'U'-shaped body has almost straight upright sides, very gently tapered towards the high, slightly tapered foot. It is boldly decorated on the exterior with a large cluster of plants, including flowering tree peony and prunus growing behind stacked rockwork on a mossy bank, the branches extending round the sides almost to meet on the reverse, small clumps of flowers and shrubs nearby. The narrow flanged rim is decorated on the top with a lotus meander, the blooms alternately coloured red and blue.

Notes

History note: The Cunliffe Collection Catalogue records that the piece was purchased at Christies for £35 but gives no dates for the sale

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 25.1 cm
Height: 28.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glaze

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.12-1938
Primary reference Number: 77544
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 28 January 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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