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Bottle: C.2474-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Delft factory (Production)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue. Double gourd-shaped bottle. The upper and lower parts are painted with Chinese figures in landscapes in imitation of Chinese late-Ming porcelain.

Notes

History note: Mr Harrison, the dealer in Cannon Street EC, nearly opposite the Mansion House station, from whom purchased for £4.10s.0d. on August 27, 1923 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 30.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Delft ⪼ Holland ⪼ United Provinces of the Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Second half of 17th century
Circa 1660 - 1700

School or Style

Chinese Late Ming

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing Throwing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: a cross

  • Text: x
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2474-1928
Primary reference Number: 73567
Old object number: 4266
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 27 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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