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Dish: C.23-1950

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Object information

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.

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

Named entities

Legal notes

T.H. Riches Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Bequeathed
  • Dates: 1950

Dating

Maker(s)

Note

Master of Hyacinths style

Place(s) associated

  • Iznik ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Measurements and weight

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

Subjects depicted

Components of the work

  • Exterior composed of pigment ( blue, black and green)
  • Interior composed of pigment ( blue, turquoise, purple and sage green)
  • Base measuring: Diameter by cm by 18.5
  • Rim measuring: Diameter by cm by 36.5

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)

Associated department: Applied Arts

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Audit data

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

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