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Bowl: OC.34-1936

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Factory: Unknown

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Description

Hard-paste porcelain ruby back bowl, painted in enamels, one of a pair. With well rounded sides resting on a low tapered foot. The exterior is decorated with four detached sprays, encompassed by formal scrollwork and flanked by a smaller half open bloom. Reserved against elaborate feathery scrollwork, lightly incised to show through as pale pink, against the rich puce ground.
The white interior has a central cluster of peach, pomegranate, and finger citron.
Seal mark of Qianlong, in underglaze blue.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Reginald R. Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.6 cm
Height: 5.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
Circa 1736 CE - 1795 CE

School or Style

famille rose

Components of the work

Seal Mark composed of underglaze colour ( blue)
Exterior

Materials used in production

puce Ground colour
Enamels
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Enamelling

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.34-1936
Primary reference Number: 77686
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Audit data

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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