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Garden vase: C.2302-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unidentified Nevers factory (Production)

Description

Earthenware, thrown, with applied handles, tin-glazed bluish-white, and painted in blue and manganese-purple. The vase is of inverted bell-shape with an everted rim, and stands on a cylindrical foot. It has two loop handles, each formed by plaited coils with a scroll at the top and bottom. On each side it is painted with a Chinese figures in a landscape in late Ming style, above which round the mouth there is a formal border of scrolls and linear motifs. The handles are decorated with spots.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 30.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Nevers ⪼ Bourgogne-Franche-Comté ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second half of 17th century
Louis XIV (1638-1715)
1660 - 1700

School or Style

Late Ming style

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt and manganese-purple) Surface composed of tin-glaze Body

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2302-1928
Primary reference Number: 76709
Old object number: 1331
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 July 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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