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Stem-cup: OC.71-1946

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Stem cup of a sandy porcellaneous body. Two dragons form the two handles. A bluish green glaze covers the cup, aside from the rim and dragon heads.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

O.C. Raphael Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.9 cm
Width: 10.2 cm

Relative size of this object

10.2 cm7.9 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Song Dynasty
960 - 1279

Components of the work

Rim, Dragon Heads

Materials used in production

Glaze
Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.71-1946
Primary reference Number: 77811
Oscar Raphael: 86
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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