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Jar: OC.27B-1938

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Jar. Hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and green, yellow and iron-red enamels outlined in black with floral scrollwork.

Jar. Hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and green, yellow and iron-red enamels outlined in black. Of ovoid form resting on a countersunk base, the body is decorated overall with floral scrollwork in translucent green edged in black, reserved against a pale yellow ground. A honeycomb border in underglaze blue encircles the base and a red-ground floral scroll band encircles the shoulders beneath the short tapered neck. The neck is left unglazed to accomodate a cover.


History note: According to the Cunliffe Collection Catalogue, purchased at Dickenson, 6.3.18., for £60

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Leonard Daneham Cunliffe

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.5 cm
Height: 21.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham


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

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( green, yellow and iron-red and black) cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: double circles
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Painted in underglaze blue
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.27B-1938
Primary reference Number: 99095
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 July 2018 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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