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Dish: C.30-1911

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Fritware coated in a white slip painted in blue under a clear glaze

Fritware, probably wheel thrown, coated in a white slip and painted in two shades of blue under a clear glaze.
Shape: out-turned rim, almost flat, on a shallow, slightly concave body sitting on a low, wide foot ring.
Interior: on the rim a pattern of paired leaves is interspersed with dotted triangles. On the cavetto a frieze of lappets frame the roundel, which comprises a whorl of lotus panels radiating from a central rosette.
Interior: on the body, within concentric lines leafy sprays are separated by peach like fruits. On the underside of the base, another blue concentric line echoes the shape of the foot ring. Glaze covers the exterior surface with the exception of the rim of the foot ring.

Legal notes

Given by Messrs Durlacher, 142 New Bond St., London

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.3 cm
Weight: 333 g
Width: 20.2 cm

Relative size of this object

20.2 cm3.3 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Iznik ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911-03-27) by Durlacher, Messrs

Dating

Late 16th Century
Circa 1580 CE - 1585 CE

Note

Kaleidoscope and Abstract Designs

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Base Diameter 10.2 cm
Rim Diameter 20.2 cm

Materials used in production

clear, covers the exterior surface with the exception of the rim of the foot ring Glaze two shades of blue Pigment white Slip Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, probably wheel thrown, coated in a white slip and painted in two shades of blue under a clear glaze
Glazing (coating) Painting underglaze Slip-coating

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.30-1911
Primary reference Number: 74314
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 10 May 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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