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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, Korea

Collection:

Alfred Smith Collection

Category:

porcelain

Name(s):

candlestick
cup stand

Date:

1800 1900

Period(s):

19th century; Choson Dynasty (1392 - 1910)

Description:

Candlestick or cupstand. Hard-paste porcelain painted underglaze in blue. The tapering cylindrical stem has a recessed base and projects between .8 cm and 1.0 cm above the broad, slightly concave quadrilobed drip pan (?). The drip pan (?) is decorated with prunus, pine and bamboo and has a narrow line running round the outer and inner edges. The underside is decorated with four groups of three joined oval motifs and has a narrow line round the outer and inner edges. The stem is decorated with flowering branches and has a line running round the top and bottom.

Technique:

painting underglaze; decoration; in cobalt blue

Material(s):

porcelain; whole
cobalt-blue; decoration

Technique
Description:

hard-paste porcelain, painted underglaze in blue

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 6.1, cm
width, whole, 8.8, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1996-03-04; The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Provenance:

Acquired in Korea before 1913; collection of the late Stanley T. Smith

Accession:

Object Number: C.7-1996
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 17351; input: 2000-12-11; modified: 2017-01-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/17351





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