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Bulb bowl: OC.14-1940

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Current Location: In storage

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Production: Unknown

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Description

Porcelaneous stoneware bulb bowl, on a flower pot stand. With shallow bowl of six-foil shape with lobed sides and flat rim with raised edge. Three feet of cloud scroll form. Grey porcelaneous ware. Glaze on the outside and rim is plum purple, finely dappled with grey.
Inside, the glaze is lavender frosted with green, and showing Y shaped earth worm marks.
A ring of spur marks in the brown glaze under the base, and the incised numeral oa (eight).

Notes

History note: Richard Bennett Collection; Eumorfopoulos Collection; sold in Eumorfopoulos Sale. Sotherby’s May 29th 1940 Lot 190; Bluett & Sons, 48 Davies Street, Brook Street, London, W1 by whom sold for £240 to the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20.4 cm
Height: 6.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940-05-16) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Song Dynasty
960 - 1279

Materials used in production

Porcelaneous ware
Glaze

Techniques used in production

Glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.14-1940
Primary reference Number: 77568
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 28 January 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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