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Plate: C.8-2002

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery






Plate. Hard-paste porcelain painted underglaze in blue with a country house in a landscape.

Plate. Hard-paste porcelain painted underglaze in blue. Circular with a sloping rim, shallow sides, and recessed base, the edge of which has been wiped free of glaze. In the middle there is a European country house flying a flag, perhaps Burghley House, in a landscape with stylised trees, and bushes on each side, a pheasant standing on the right, and another flying to the right overhead. On the sides there is a narrow border of paired scrolls, and on the edge of the rim, a European style border of scrolls, scrapwork, and foliated branches, with a narrow band round the edge.


History note: Purchased on the Friends' behalf by David Scrase from Peter Crabbe, 2 Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QY.

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.5 cm
Height: 2.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2002) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Qing Dynasty
Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
Production date: circa AD 1745 : Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Painting underglaze : Hard-paste porcelain painted underglaze in blue

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8-2002
Primary reference Number: 81584
Entry form number: 505
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 February 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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