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Dish: C.24-1950

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

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 glaze
Shape: segmental bowl with a flange rim, sits on a low, wide foot ring
Interior: on the rim a rock wave pattern is painted in blue, black and green. On the body a polychrome floral spray incorporating tulips and carnations clasped by an overlying agrafe motif and surrounding an arabesque.
Exterior: on the body a frieze of leaves and peach-like motifs are painted in blue and green with black outlines. The glaze covers the surface except for the rim of the foot ring.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by T.H. Riches

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.6 cm
Weight: 870 g
Width: 30.5 cm

Relative size of this object

30.5 cm5.6 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) by Riches, Thomas Henry

Dating

Late 16th Century
Circa 1575 CE - Circa 1580 CE

Note

Floral spray

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Exterior composed of pigment ( blue and green) Interior composed of pigment ( red slip, blue, emerald green and black) Base Diameter 16.4 cm
Rim Diameter 30.5 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 red slip, blue, emerald green and black under a colourless glaze
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.24-1950
Primary reference Number: 73482
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Dish" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/73482 Accessed: 2022-08-10 20:58:22

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