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Dish: C.34-1950

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

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Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Fritware painted in poylchrome under a colourless glaze

Fritware, probably mould made, painted in red slip, blue, emerald green and outlined in black under a colourless glaze
Shape: segmental bowl with a slightly everted rim, sits on a low, wide foot ring
Interior: on the rim a stylised rock wave pattern, separated by ‘S’ shapes, is painted in black. On the body a floral spray comprising blue tulips, with red dots and green leaves, and red carnations with green and red leaves. Overlying the spray, a blue saz leaf adorned with a central prunus branch painted in white and red.
Exterior: on the body a frieze of green stylised peaches and blue leaves are also outlined in black.

Notes

History note: T.H. Riches, by whom bequeathed 1935 with a life interest to Mrs T.H. Riches, died 1950

Legal notes

T.H. Riches Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.2 cm
Weight: 760 g
Width: 28.5 cm

Relative size of this object

28.5 cm6.2 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Iznik ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950-06-27) by Riches, Thomas Henry

Dating

Late 16th-early 17th Century
Circa 1590 - Circa 1650

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of pigment ( blue, green, black)
Interior composed of pigment ( in red slip, blue, emerald green and outlined in black)
Base Diameter 15.2 cm
Rim Diameter 28.5 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 outlined in black under a colourless glaze
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.34-1950
Primary reference Number: 74610
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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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