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Bowl: OC.68-1946

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Current Location: In storage


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Stoneware bowl, Northern celadon, Yao-chou type. The grey body has a greyish green crackled and marked glaze with small bubbles. On the outside in an incised line running around 1 cm below the lip, above which the wall of the bowl bulges slightly. On the inside, below a plain border of 3 cm is a design of leaf scrolls, two large peonies and a star-shaped flower, slightly misshapen.
The foot is small and straight, with an unglazed rim and inside. The convex base is unglazed and marked with dark-grey and light orange patches.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19 cm
Height: 7.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Components of the work

Foot And Rim

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing Incising

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.68-1946
Primary reference Number: 77799
Oscar Raphael number: 66
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 August 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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