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Dish: OC.30-1936

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Unknown (Factory)

Description

Hard-paste porcelain dish, painted in enamel colours. The shallow, saucer shaped dish has gently flared sides and lipped rim resting on a high, very slightly tapered, foot.
The underside is finely painted with two boughs of flowering and fruiting peach, the branches in mottled tones of sepia shading almost to black, dotted with tiny spots of lichen in opaque turquoise enamel. The underside has three fruits and the interior five, all in speckled tones of ruby pink shading through to apple and lime green. The blossom in pink and green tinged white. The delicately furled leaves in bright, clear tones of turquoise and green.
The interior with three well painted iron-red bats, and two more are on the underside forming the wufu.
Mark: six character mark of Yongzheng within a double square in underglaze blue.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Reginald R. Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20.6 cm
Height: 4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

School or Style

famille rose

Components of the work

Mark composed of underglaze ( blue)

Materials used in production

Enamel Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Enamelling

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.30-1936
Primary reference Number: 77666
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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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