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Dish: C.23-1950

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Fritware painted in polychrome under a colourless glaze

Fritware, probably mould made, painted in blue, turquoise, purple and sage green under a colourless glaze
Shape: deep segmental bowl with a foliated flange rim, sits on a low, wide foot ring
Interior: on the rim, below a black bracketed line, a rock wave pattern is painted in blue and black. On the body, a polychrome floral spray incorporates tulips, carnations, hyacinths and eglantine, emanating from a leafy tuft under which a group of blue cloud bands are painted.
Exterior: on the body a frieze of sprays of tulips and single rosettes is painted in blue, black and green. Glaze covers the surface except for the rim of the foot ring.

Notes

History note: From the Joseph Dixon Collection, sold at Christie’s, 16th-17th March, 1911, lot 80. Sold to Riches for 125 guineas

Legal notes

T.H. Riches Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.8 cm
Weight: 1741 g
Width: 36.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Iznik ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Riches, Thomas Henry

Dating

Mid 16th century
Circa 1555 CE - 1560 CE

Note

Master of Hyacinths style

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Exterior: composed of pigment ( blue, black and green) Interior: composed of pigment ( blue, turquoise, purple and sage green) Base: Diameter 18.5 cm
Rim: Diameter 36.5 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 blue, turquoise, purple and sage green under a colourless glaze
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.23-1950
Primary reference Number: 73348
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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