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Bowl: OC.80-1946

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Stoneware bowl with a light grey body and a glassy greyish green, crackled, glaze. The bowl has an everted lip with six depressions to represent petals, and is burnt reddish brown where glaze is thin. The inside has a protuding lump to represent the centre of a flower, surrounded by an incised angular flower pattern.
Small tapering glazed foot, with an unglazed rim burnt reddish brown.


History note: One of six bowls found in a bone heap close to Pekin, on site of old Mongol city. C. 1923 Bought from Sparks, November 1923.

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O.C. Raphael Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.5 cm
Height: 5.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1905-04-24) by Raphael, Oscar C.


Yuan Dynasty
1279 - 1368

Components of the work

Flower Pattern Rim

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.80-1946
Primary reference Number: 77836
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

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

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