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Cup: C.14 & A-1929

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Teabowl and saucer. Hard-paste porcelain with a lobed petal-shaped rim painted in turquoise, green, iron-red, pale yellow, aubergine, blue and black enamels, the saucer with a flower vase and 'Hundred Antiques' and the teabowl with fans and Emblems.

Teabowl and saucer. Hard-paste porcelain painted in turquoise, green, iron-red, pale yellow, aubergine, blue and black enamels. Each piece has a lobed, petal-shaped rim. The saucer has a central medallion enclosing a fan-shaped vignette of a flower vase on a garden terrace reserved against a pale yellow ground strewn with 'Hundred Antiques', encircled round the cavetto by leaf-shaped panels pendent from a narrow red zig-zag band round the rim. The teabowl (A) is decorated with fans and Emblems on the exterior and a ribboned lozenge mark on the interior. The base has two concentric circles in underglaze blue enclosing the mark.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.3 cm
Height: 4.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905-04-12) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


Qing Dynasty
Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
17th-18th Century
Circa 1662 - Circa 1722

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.14 & A-1929
Primary reference Number: 71922
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 December 2021 Last processed: Monday 20 December 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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