Skip to main content

Vase and cover: OC.94 & A-1946

An image of Vase and cover

Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information


Unknown (Production)


Porcelain baluster shaped vase, decorated in blue under the glaze, on a white ground. The vase has a small mouth and high shoulders, on which are are four jui shaped lappets, enclosing floral scrolls. On the side is a broad belt with a dragon and clouds, below false gadroons.
A cover cap shaped with jewel knob, and decorated with a band of stiff leaves.


History note: Bought from Sparks, 1st September 1925

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 43.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Yuan Dynasty
14th Century
1300 - 1368 1368

Components of the work

Without Lid: Height 39.4 cm

Materials used in production

Ground colour Glaze Porcelain

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.94 & A-1946
Primary reference Number: 77870
Oscar Raphael: 110
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Vase and cover" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-12-04 13:03:44

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=|title=Vase and cover|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2021-12-04 13:03:44|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

<div class="text-center my-3"> <figure class="figure"> <img src="" alt="vase and cover" class="img-fluid" /> <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">vase and cover</figcaption> </figure> </div>

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Vase and cover

Accession Number: O.1 & A-1938

Vase and Cover from a Garniture of Five Vases

Accession Number: C.17.3 & A-1948

Vase and cover

Accession Number: O.11 & A-1951

Funerary vase

Accession Number: C.20 & A-1927

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...

University of Cambridge Museums logo
Arts Council England Logo
Research England logo
The Technology Partnership logo
Brewin Dolphin Logo