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The Fitzwilliam Museum - Vase and cover: OC.94 & A-1946
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Vase and cover: OC.94 & A-1946

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Porcelain baluster shaped vase, decorated in blue under the glaze, on a white ground. The vase has a small mouth and high shoulders, on which are are four jui shaped lappets, enclosing floral scrolls. On the side is a broad belt with a dragon and clouds, below false gadroons.
A cover cap shaped with jewel knob, and decorated with a band of stiff leaves.


History note: Bought from Sparks, 1st September 1925

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 43.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Yuan Dynasty
14th Century
1300 - 1368

Components of the work

Without Lid Height 39.4 cm

Materials used in production

Ground colour Glaze Porcelain

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.94 & A-1946
Primary reference Number: 77870
Oscar Raphael: 110
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 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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