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Plate: C.675-1991

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Plate. Hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue, iron-red enamel and gilding. The plate has shallow sides resting on a low, slightly tapered foot. The interior is decorated with a large central medallion depicting a pavilion amid rocks and flowering trees surrounded by a double circle border. Radiating from the border are three similar landscape scenes depicting a pavilion and pagoda and flowering trees alternating with three solid, blue and gilt fan-shaped panels, and three vignettes each enclosing a flower head. The under rim is painted with two branches and leaf sprays.

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: 22.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Qing Dynasty
Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
18th century
Circa 1736 - 1795

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( in iron-red enamel) gilt

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze-blue, iron-red enamel and gilding

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular, white, with double circle blue border

  • Text: Chinese imari
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: red rectangular

  • Text: Lord Lonsdales Sale 1879
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.675-1991
Primary reference Number: 21332
Old object number: CHICER/175
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 February 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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