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Cup: OC.32 & A-1936

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Current Location: In storage


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Hard-paste porcelain teabowl and saucer, painted predominantly in blue enamels with gilding. The saucer is decorated with a lady seated on a pierced rockwork chair with a high ledge rising behind, set with a gilt censer and a vase of peonies. A small boy is in the forground playing with a black and white spotted cat; all beanth a maple tree in a gilt fenced garden. The scene is enclosed within a medallion edged with gilt dragon and foliate scrolls reserved on a pale blue 'Y'-diaper ground.
The bowl with a similar scene on the exterior, and matching 'Y'-diaper band round the rim of the iterior with a peony at the centre

Legal notes

Reginald R. Cory Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


Yongzheng (1723-1735)
1723 - 1735

School or Style

famille rose

Components of the work

Saucer Diameter 13.5 cm Height 2.2 cm
Bowl Diameter 8.4 cm Height 4.3 cm

Materials used in production

Enamels Gilt Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Enamelling Gilding

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.32 & A-1936
Primary reference Number: 77679
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 November 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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