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Bottle: OC.95-1946

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Very pale porcelain bottle with a slender neck, ending in an onion shaped bulb, covered with a cream glaze. Carved formal design of dragons and fungi on the neck and bulb.
The base and nature of the crackle suggest this was made by late Ming potters in imitation of Ting ware.

Notes

History note: Note states that the bottle was bought from Bluett (Baird sale) May 1926

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.2 cm
Height: 17.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Ming Dynasty
1368 - 1644

Materials used in production

Glaze
Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing
Carving

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.95-1946
Primary reference Number: 77873
Oscar Raphael: 113
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 10 August 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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