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Vase: OC.53-1946

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery


Unknown (Production)


Stoneware mallet shaped vase, with a light grey body, and thick greyish green opaque glaze. Kinuta type. The vase has two moulded phoenix head handles on a long tubular neck. The base is glazed and recessed, with the unglazed outer rim burnt light reddish brown. The lip is thinly glazed.
Some unglazed parts inside vase burnt reddish and brown.


History note: Bought from Soo? July 1928. Exhibited at the Orangerie, Paris, 1937

Legal notes

O.C. Raphael Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11 cm
Height: 28 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1905-04-24) by Raphael, Oscar C.


Song Dynasty
960 - 1279

Components of the work

Phoenixes Rim And Inner Vase

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Moulding Glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.53-1946
Primary reference Number: 77753
Oscar Raphael number: 120
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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