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Bowl: C.8-1996

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Current Location: In storage






Bowl, Choson period. Porcelain painted underglaze in blue. Shallow bowl with curved sides, standing on a slightly splayed footring. Decorated inside with a prunus plant and with narrow band round the rim. There are three narrow blue lines round the footring and one below the rim on the underside. Six-character reign mark tentatively translatable as 'made by the Studio of the Proclamation of Truth in the cyclical year equivalent to 1906', inside two concentric circles, painted in underglaze blue.


History note: Acquired in Korea before 1913; collection of the late Stanley T. Smith

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.1 cm
Width: 8.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1996-03-04) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


20th Century
Choson Dynasty (1392 - 1910)
Production date: AD 1906

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8-1996
Primary reference Number: 17361
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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