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Bulb-bowl: OC.74-1946

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

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Production: Unknown

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Light grey stoneware bulb bowl, of six foil form on three feet. Covered externally with a purple and crimson glaze, and purple internally. Very light crackle, and well defined earthworm marks.
The base is covered with an even olive brown glaze, showing twelve spur marks and incised numeral character '7'. Chun ware.

Notes

History note: Exhibited in Amsterdam, 1926

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.8 cm
Width: 21.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Song Dynasty#
960 - 1279

Materials used in production

Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.74-1946
Primary reference Number: 77821
Oscar Raphael: 7
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 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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