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Bowl: C.167-1935

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Object information

Maker(s)

Probably Unknown (Potter)

Description

Fritware with carved decoration under a clear glaze

Fritware, wheel thrown with carved decoration under a clear, highly crazed glaze
Shape: conical bowl, finely potted, with a plain rim and a disc base cut away on the underside
Interior: Incised into the surface of the upper body, under the glaze, a frieze of scrolling stems with leaves is enclosed above and below by a pair of concentric lines. Another concentric line is incised at the point where the body meets the foot.
Exterior: glaze runs over the surface onto the lower body.

Notes

History note: Frank Brangwyn RA, from whom purchased

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.8 cm
Weight: 222 g
Width: 19.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

12th-13th Century
Circa 1100 CE - 1299 CE

School or Style

Seljuk

Components of the work

Exterior Body: composed of glaze ( clear, crazed, yellowing) Interior: composed of glaze ( clear, crazed, yellowing) Rim: Diameter 19.5 cm
Base: Diameter 6.8 cm

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel thrown, with carved decoration under a clear, highly crazed glaze

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Text: "LENT BY" (printed in black) /Brangwyn (typed in purple) /"No." (printed) "72" (hand written in black); "68 " (hand written in pencil and crossed out)
  • Location: Exterior base (underside foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Printed, typed, hand written
  • Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.167-1935
Primary reference Number: 72424
Old accession number: 4-1935
Old object number: G.ADD 59
Old number: BP.72
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 July 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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