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Guan jar: OC.93-1946

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Titles

Guan jar

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Porcelain jar with a globular body and short neck. Painted underglaze in blue on a white ground, with mandarin ducks swimming between lotus and other aquatic plants

Notes

History note: Bought from Sparks, September 1925

Legal notes

Oscar Raphael Bequest, 1941

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 34.9 cm
Height: 30.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

Yuan Dynasty
Circa 1330 - Circa 1368

School or Style

Yuan

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Hard-paste porcelain, thrown, and painted underglaze in blue
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.93-1946
Primary reference Number: 77869
Oscar Raphael: 26
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 February 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 26 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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