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Ewer: OC.27-1946

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Grey pottery ewer covered with cream glaze, except on the sloping foot. A slight ridge on the shoulder, the handle has two grooves. The neck has eight circular grooves diminishing as they reach the top. Wide trumpet shaped lip, irregular curved spout. Stained brown and grey. Chinese

Notes

History note: Found buried in a street of Chu-lu Hsien in the prefecture of Shun-te in Chihli. Chu-lu Hsien was destroyed by the flooding of the yellow river in the 3rd year of Ta Kwan of the Sung Dynasty 1108. Bought from Loo September 1921.

Legal notes

O.C. Raphael Bequest, 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19.1 cm
Height: 29.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

Song Dynasty
Circa 960 CE - 1279 CE

Components of the work

Foot

Materials used in production

Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.27-1946
Primary reference Number: 77659
Oscar Raphael: 74
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 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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