Collection of 2 pieces of porcelain & a lacquer dish by Unknown Artist

1) Porcelain cup, decorated with cocks, hens and chickens feeding among the flowers and rocks.


Details

Medium:
Porcelain, lacquer
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1) 8.4 cm 2) 17.5 cm 3) 21 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,120 ( Total: £2,120)
Acquired in:
1965
Vendor:
Honor Frost & Bluett

Mark and period of Emperor Cheng Hua (1465-1487); 2) Porcelain dish, with pale yellow glaze. Mark and period of Emperor Cheng Te (1506-1521); 3) Lacquer dish, with inlaid and incised decoration of a dragon pursuing a flaming pearl, and with flower-scrolls on the inside and outside of the edge. Mark of Emperor Wan Li (1573-1619), dated 1595.

Provenance

1: Miss Honor Frost. 2 & 3: Bluett.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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