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Dish: C.23-1972

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Stoneware dish with upturned unglazed rim. Creamy white glaze with underglaze blue foral designs of: a peony (?), scroll on cavetto, and detached cloud scroll encircling the centre medallion of a single peony flower (?). Petal lappets on exterior.
Steeply cut glazed foot and base with chocolate brown wash.

Legal notes

Bought from Soame Jenyns, using the University Purchase Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 35 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1972) by Jenyns, Soame


15th century
1400 - 1499

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Materials used in production

blue Underglaze colour brown Wash Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing Underglaze Wash technique

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.23-1972
Primary reference Number: 73350
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Friday 26 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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