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Dish: OC.8-1936

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Current Location: In storage


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Dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in three tones of green, dark violet-blue, iron-red, yellow, turquoise and aubergine with details in black and gilding with five figures standing under a tree.

Dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in an enamel palette of three tones of green, dark violet-blue, iron-red, yellow, turquoise and aubergine with details in black and gilding. The shallow rounded sides spring from a low tapered foot and extend to an outcurved rim. The interior is decorated with a Maiden Immortal escorted by two ladies-in-waiting, one bearing a processional ornament, similar to one held by a male attendant standing nearby; another male approaches carrying a gilt censer on a tray. All in a fenced garden with pierced green rockwork and a tall maple tree. The underside has Emblems of the Four Accomplishments.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Reginald R. Cory, 1934

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 27.3 cm
Height: 3.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936) by Cory, Reginald R.


Qing Dynasty
Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Circa 1662 - Circa 1722

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( three tones of green, dark violet-blue, iron-red, yellow, turquoise and aubergine and black) gold

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.8-1936
Primary reference Number: 77839
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 August 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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