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Dish: C.21-1950

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Fritware painted in polychrome under a colourless glaze

Fritware, probably mould made, painted in red slip, blue, emerald green and black under a colourless, slightly crazed, glaze
Shape: segmental bowl with a plain rim, sits on a low, wide foot ring
Interior: on the cavetto, enclosed by concentric black lines, a black meandering scroll with blue leaves and green and red stylised flowers. In the roundel, radiating from a central red rosette and on a background of black wave scrolls, a symmetrical pattern of blue and red leaf shapes, thickly outlined, interspersed with green and red flower heads.
Exterior: a frieze of rosettes in blue and green with black outlines. The glaze covers the surface except for the rim of the foot ring.

Legal notes

T.H. Riches Bequest, 1950

Measurements and weight

Height: 6 cm
Weight: 981 g
Width: 31.1 cm

Relative size of this object

31.1 cm6 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 (1950-06-27) by Riches, Thomas Henry

Dating

Late 16th Century
Circa 1585 CE - Circa 1590 CE

Note

Wave-scroll ground type

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of pigment ( blue and green with black outlines) Interior composed of pigment ( red slip, blue, emerald green and black) Base Diameter 18.7 cm
Rim Diameter 31.1 cm

Materials used in production

colourless, covers the surface except for the rim of the foot ring Glaze Fritware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Fritware, probably mould made, painted in red slip, blue, emerald green and black under a colourless, slightly crazed, glaze
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.21-1950
Primary reference Number: 73133
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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