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Dish: C.1777-1928

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Fritware coated in white slip painted in four colours under a clear glaze

Fritware, wheel thrown, coated in a white slip and painted in black, red, green and blue under a clear glaze.
Shape: segmental bowl with slightly angled plain rim sitting on a low, wide foot ring
Interior: on the lip a ‘rock wave’ pattern comprises black spirals and blue and green scallops. On the body, a polychrome, symmetrical floral spray springs from a grassy tuft and incorporates red carnations with red and green leaves and blue tulips. Between the flowers an arabesque is painted in blue and red.
Exterior: black scrolls on the body are highlighted with green or blue pigment. Glaze covers the exterior except for the rim of the foot ring.

Legal notes

Dr. J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.4 cm
Weight: 978 g
Width: 29.5 cm

Relative size of this object

29.5 cm6.4 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Iznik ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Late 16th Century
Circa 1575 - 1580

Note

Floral style

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Interior composed of pigment ( black, blue, green, red) Exterior Body composed of pigment ( black, blue, green) Base Diameter 16 cm
Rim Diameter 29.5 cm

Materials used in production

clear Glaze white Slip Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel thrown, coated in a white slip and painted in black, red, green and blue under a clear glaze
Glazing (coating) Slip-coating

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1777-1928
Primary reference Number: 72599
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 October 2012 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Dish" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/72599 Accessed: 2022-06-30 22:49:07

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