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Oil bottle: OC.2-1939

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




High shouldered jarlet with a narrow mouth, with blurred and congested underglazed blue designs. A petal motif encircles the banded neck. The body is decorated with four centrally placed flowers that may be peonies, and are surrounded by leafy foliage. The jarlet has a high gloss glaze, and a curved flat unglazed base, in the shape of a pinkish white biscuit.

Legal notes

Given by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, D.S.O

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-01-16) by Dingwall, Kenneth, Lt Col., DSO

Materials used in production

Underglaze colour

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.2-1939
Primary reference Number: 77637
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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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