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Dish: OC.79-1938

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




A large, relatively heavily potted dish with deep rounded sides, a narrow flat, up-turned rim, and a slanting foot ring. It is decorated inside and out with a white glaze overlaid by an olive green glaze, and inside with raised white slip applied in tiny dots and thin lines.
The centre is slip painted with three stylised flower blossoms, each with a dense ring of slender petals radiating from the centre, terminating in elongated drops, and joined by a single central stem.
The cavetto is filled with stylised lotus with feathery leaves alternating with flower branches; the flowers are formed by concentric dotted lines and the curved stems by parallel dotted lines.
Similar painted flowers and feathery leaves form a border round the flat rim.

Legal notes

Given by Ivor H. N. Evans

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 39.2 cm
Height: 9.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Zhangzhou ⪼ Pinghe County ⪼ China

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938-05-19) by Evans, Ivor H. N., MA

Materials used in production

White slip

Techniques used in production

Slip painting

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.79-1938
Primary reference Number: 77831
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 1 March 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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