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Bowl: C.163-1935

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware, moulded, carved and coated in white glaze

Fritware, mould made, with carved decoration coated in a crazed white glaze
Shape: carinated bowl, with lobed upper body and rim, sits on a foot ring.
Exterior: vertical lines radiate from the rim towards the base and on the neck short, closely spaced vertical lines form a narrow band. Glaze terminates unevenly on the foot ring.
Interior: coated in glaze, with a slight tinge of turquoise on the rim, otherwise undecorated.

Notes

History note: Frank Brangwyn RA, from whom purchased

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.1 cm
Weight: 294 g
Width: 13.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

12th Century, Late-13th Century, Early#
Circa 1150 CE - Circa 1258 CE

School or Style

Seljuk

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of glaze ( white, terminating unevenly on the foot ring.)
Interior composed of glaze ( white)
Rim Diameter 13.1 cm
Base Diameter 6.8 cm
Exterior

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Fritware, mould made, with carved decoration coated in a crazed white glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Rectangular paper label with serrated edge around bottom and right hand edge, with a black rectangular border printed around the edge

  • Text: “Lent by” (printed in black); other typed information faded and not visible; ‘71’ (hand written in pencil and crossed through on the left hand side); ‘73’ (hand written in pencil and encircled in the top right hand corner).
  • Location: Exterior base
  • Method of creation: Printed, typed, hand written
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.163-1935
Primary reference Number: 72358
Old accession number: 4-1935
Old object number: G.ADD.59
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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