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Bowl: C.159-1935

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware, incised and coated in a yellow glaze

Fritware, probably wheel thrown, incised on the interior and coated in a crazed yellow glaze
Shape: hemispherical bowl with a slightly out-turned rim, sits on a narrow, slightly flared foot ring.
Interior: a frieze of scrolling leaves and roundels is incised on the body. Glaze pools in the roundel.
Exterior: glaze runs over the surface, terminating on the foot ring

Notes

History note: Frank Brangwyn RA, from whom purchased

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.5 cm
Weight: 307 g
Width: 17.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1935) by Brangwyn, Frank

Dating

12th Century, Late-13th Century, Early#
Circa 1170 - Circa 1220

School or Style

Seljuk

Components of the work

Interior composed of glaze ( yellow, crazed)
Exterior Body composed of glaze ( yellow, terminating on the foot ring)
Rim Diameter 17.5 cm
Base Diameter 6.8 cm
Interior Body

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, probably wheel thrown, incised on the interior and coated in a crazed yellow glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular paper label with serrated edge around bottom and right hand edge

  • Text: “Lent by” (printed), “Brangwyn” (typed), "89" (hand written in black), "79" (hand written in pencil)
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Printed, typed, hand written
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: written directly onto vessel surface

  • Text: "89" (hand written in pencil)
  • Location: Exterior lower body
  • Method of creation: Hand written
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.159-1935
Primary reference Number: 72274
Old accession number: 4-1935
Old object number: G.ADD
Old number: BP.85
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 July 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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