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Vase: OC.51 & A-1936

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Maker(s)

Probably Unknown (Production)

Description

Yellow glass, carved with birds and trees in high relief, within panels. Between the panels are bat and chime motifs in low relief. Ju-i motifs at top.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Reginald Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.7 cm
Height: 12.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shandong ⪼ China
  • Peshan ⪼ China

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936) by Cory, Reginald

Dating

Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
18th century
Circa 1736 CE - 1795 CE

Note

Probably made for the for Imperial Court

Components of the work

Body Decoration

Materials used in production

Yellow glass

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.51 & A-1936
Primary reference Number: 28055
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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