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Vase: OC.29-1946

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Grey egg shaped pottery vase, covered with a cream coloured glaze. The vase has a short neck, and part of the body is stained pale brown.

Notes

History note: Excavated from the street of Chu-lu Hosien, in the prefecture of Shun-te by L. Wanneick (?) Bought from Loo September 1921

Legal notes

O.C. Raphael Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 29.2 cm
Width: 17.8 cm

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17.8 cm29.2 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Song Dynasty
960 - 1279

Materials used in production

Pottery Glaze

Techniques used in production

Glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.29-1946
Primary reference Number: 77665
Oscar Raphael: 73
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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