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Dish: C.64-1911

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Large stoneware dish with a thick, light, green glassy glaze. The body is thick with a bumpy outside. It is decorated with freely incised peonies and leaves round inside border. In the centre there is an incised diaper pattern on a square plan.
The base is convex and glazed, with an unglazed ring burnt orange brown. The glazed foot is short, thick, and rounded.

Legal notes

Presented by Lt. Col. Croft Lyons, through the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 44 cm
Height: 8.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905-03-25) by Croft Lyons, Lt Col, FSA

Components of the work

Peonies Ring

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze Stoneware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.64-1911
Primary reference Number: 75725
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 4 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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