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Cup: OC.28.2 & A-1938

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Beaker and Saucer. Hard-paste porcelain painted in green, aubergine, iron-red, yellow and black enamels. The beaker is of steeply flared form, decorated on the exterior with members of the 'Hundred Antiques' in colours reserved against a bright translucent green enamel wash ground. The white interior has a yellow lozenge mark at the centre and an iron-red zig-zag band round the rim. The saucer has matching green-ground 'Antique' decoration.

Notes

History note: According to the Cunliffe Collection Catalogue this was purchased at Christies, 9.7.18., for £40.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Leonard Daneham Cunliffe

Measurements and weight

Height: 7 cm
Width: 14.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: see drawing on old catalogue slip

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

Inscription present: see drawing on old catalogue slip

  • Text: hua mark within double circles
  • Location: On the base of the beaker
  • Method of creation: Painted in underglaze blue
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: T. 76 L.D.C. Nightingale Coll.
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.28.2 & A-1938
Primary reference Number: 99097
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 14 July 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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