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Bottle: OC.40-1936

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Unknown

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Description

Hard-paste porcelain bottle vase, painted predominantly in pale green and pink enamels. The massively potted spherical body rests on a countersunk base, with shoulders tapered towards the tall, gently flared neck. Superbly painted with an overall design of two flowering and fruiting peach trees.
The grey-blue and brown trunks rise side by side from the base with branches extending round the body and up the neck, the large fruits are painted in dark rose-pink shading to lime-green, the blossom is pale pink and in white tinged with green and pink with yellow stamens, the lush foliage in turquoise and lime-green.
Seal mark of Qianlong in underglaze blue.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Reginald R. Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 38.2 cm
Height: 51.4 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 ( blue)

Materials used in production

Enamels
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Enamelling

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.40-1936
Primary reference Number: 77709
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 4 December 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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