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Saucer dish: OC.18-1936

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Unknown (Factory)

Description

Hard-paste porcelain saucer dish, painted in enamel colours. The shallow, rounded sides resting on a low, slightly tapered foot and divided into twenty-four chrysanthemum petal lobes beneath the scalloped rim. The interior is finely painted with a large tree peony medallion, composed of a single gnarled branch picked out in sepia with long pale pink buds, intertwined with flowering sprays. One is in open bloom in shaded tones of iron red, and the other in white tinged with pink, with yellow stamen, the foliage in shaded tones of turquoise and lime-green.
Mark: Six character mark of Yongzheng within a double circle in underglaze blue.

Notes

History note: Unknwon before testator

Legal notes

Reginald R. Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 16.1 cm
Height: 3.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Yongzheng (1723-1735)
Circa 1728 CE - 1735 CE

School or Style

famille rose

Components of the work

Mark composed of underglaze ( blue)

Materials used in production

Enamels Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Painting

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.18-1936
Primary reference Number: 77621
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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