Accession No

Z 3546


Description

Large earthenware water pot


Place

Oceania; Polynesia; Fiji


Period


Source

Von Hügel, Anatole [collector and donor]


Department

Anth


Reference Numbers

Z 3546


Cultural Affliation


Material

Earthenware; earthenware (glazed ceramic)


Local Term

Saqa [Fiji Project]


Measurements

390mm x 510mm x 370mm


Events

Loan (Exhibition)
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UEA, Norwich, October 15 2016- February 12 2017, Fiji: Art and Life in the Pacific
Event Date
Author: maa


Description (CMS Description)
Earthenware Pot
Event Date 29/7/1987
Author: maa


Context (CMS Context)
Collected by: Hugel.Baron.Anatole.von in ?1875.
Event Date 29/7/1987
Author: maa


Context (CMS Context)
Labels & inscriptions: 'Z. 3546' inscribed in black ink in the shoulder and below the shoulder.
Event Date 11/1/2013
Author: Lucie Carreau


Description (CMS Description)
Very large water container of glazed ceramic. Globular in shape. A large circular aperture at the top with high collared neck and flared rim. The collared neck is decorated with four bands of notches (chipped). The shoulder is divided in two horizontal panels separated by four raised horizontal lines. The upper panel is decorated with raised 'rainbow' patterns and raised 'cross' patterns on a notched background. The lower panel is decorated with raised rainbow patterns and sun patterns on a background of notches. The lower part of the pot is not decorated. The transition between the decorated and undecorated part is marked by several bands of 'X'. A small hole (breakage) on the shoulder.
Event Date 11/1/2013
Author: maa


Context (CMS Context)
Catalogue card 1 reads [stamped in black ink:] 'Z 3546 FIJI'. [typed:] 'Pot, water, maximum circumference outside 5 1/2 inches,' [stamped in black ink:] 'THE VON HÜGEL COLLECTION CIRCA 1875.' [in pencil in the bottom left corner:] '14/314'. [stamped in the bottom right corner:] 'SHOW CASE NUMBER 14'. [stamped in red ink:] 'CUMAA 29 JUL 1987 TRANSCRIBED'. A small round red sticker pasted to the front of the card. A black and white photograph of the object stapled to the back of the card.
Catalogue card 2 reads [handwritten in black ink:] 'Z. 3546. Pot, water, maximum circumference outside 54 1/2 inches. Show Case Number 14.' [in pencil in the bottom left corner:] '14/314'.
Event Date 11/1/2013
Author: Lucie Carreau


Context (CMS Context)
Exhibited: 'Chiefs & Governors: Art and power in Fiji', Cambridge MAA, 7 June 2013 - 19 April 2014.
Event Date 25/4/2014
Author: Remke van der Velden


Conservation (Assessment Only)
CON.2015.2110 | Assessment Only
Event Date 8/12/2015
Author: rah99


Description (CMS Description)
Pot.
Very large water container of glazed ceramic.
Event Date 7/12/2016
Author: maa


Conservation ()
CON.2014.163 |
Event Date 1/3/2016
Author: maa


Description (Physical description)
Some abrasions to the varnish on the top rim of the spout were noted upon inspection of the object on March 30 2017, after the object's return from loan to the SCVA exhibition 'Fiji: Art and Life in the Pacific'.
Event Date 30/3/2017
Author: Remke Velden


Loan (Exhibition)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 15/12/2019 to 19/07/2020, Fiji: Art & Life in the Pacific
Event Date 15/12/2019
Author: Katrina Dring


FM:109944

Images (Click to view full size):