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Vase: OC.53-1946

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

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Production: Unknown

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Description

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.

Notes

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.

Dating

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: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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