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Saucer dish: C.8-1927

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Saucer dish (one of a pair). Hard-paste porcelain painted in iron-red, yellow, aubergine, turquoise, blue and two green enamels with details in black and gilding with a seated maiden and a boy in a balustraded garden.

Saucer dish (one of a pair). Hard-paste porcelain painted in iron-red, yellow, aubergine, turquoise, blue and two green enamels with details in black and gilding. It has shallow rounded sides with a slightly lipped rim resting on a very low tapered foot. It shows a maiden and a boy in a balustraded garden, the boy gesturing towards her as she sits on a red stool holding a leafy sprig. The rim is encircled by double line borders in iron-red; the underside with ribboned artemesia leaf, ruyi-sceptre, cash and qin emblems and a coat-of-arms in iron-red. The base has two concentric circles in underglaze blue enclosing the mark.

Legal notes

Given by Reginald Cory, MA

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.1 cm
Width: 21.9 cm

Relative size of this object

21.9 cm4.1 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1905-04-10) by Cory, Reginald

Dating

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

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( iron-red, yellow, aubergine, turquoise, blue and two green and black enamels) gold

Materials used in production

clear Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Hard-paste porcelain painted in iron-red, yellow, aubergine, turquoise, blue and two green enamels with details in black and gilding
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8-1927
Primary reference Number: 98389
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Saucer dish" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/98389 Accessed: 2022-08-19 12:21:11

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