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Vase: OC.66-1946

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

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Production: Unknown

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Description

Tall stoneware vase, Northern Celadon type with a brownish green, finely crackled glaze. The body is grey with incised and combed decoration of stiff leaves round base below peonies and foliage. There is a leaf scroll band round the shoulder, as well as a brown mark. The lip is everted and downward sloping.
The base is recessed and glazed, with kiln sand attached. The rim is unglazed

Notes

History note: Bought from C. T. Lee, Shanghai, March 1935. Exhibited at The Orangerie, Paris, 1937

Legal notes

O.C. Raphael Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19 cm
Height: 42.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

Song Dynasty
960 - 1279

Components of the work

Rim

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing
Incising

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.66-1946
Primary reference Number: 77794
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 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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