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Vase: C.606-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Ovoid vase. Buff stoneware, thrown in sections and luted, covered with a marbled brown and cream slip. Slightly off-centre, the vase has a contracted neck and flaring lip, and a high, splayed foot. The brown and cream, marble decoration covers the entire vase, under the footrim and into the neck.

Notes

History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by H.S. Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.2 cm
Height: 20.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Ming
Circa 1368 - 1644

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( brown and cream)

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff stoneware, thrown in sections, covered with marbled brown and cream slip
Slip-coated

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.606-1991
Primary reference Number: 21078
Old object number: CHICER/865
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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