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Dish: C.4-1909

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware painted in blue and black under a colourless glaze

Fritware, probably mould made, painted in two shades of blue 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 in black and blue. Radiating from a hexagon, containing a rosette on the base, a symmetrical pattern of flower heads and wheat sheaves occupy the cavetto, all painted in blue.
Exterior: on the body stylised peaches and leaves form a concentric frieze. Glaze covers the surface except for the rim of the foot ring.

Legal notes

Given by H.J. Pfungst F.S.A.

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.3 cm
Weight: 867 g
Width: 29.2 cm

Relative size of this object

29.2 cm5.3 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Iznik ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Pfungst, H. J., FSA

Dating

Third quarter of 16th century
Circa 1570 CE - Circa 1585 CE

Note

Wheatsheaf style

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Interior composed of pigment ( blue, black)
Exterior Body composed of pigment ( blue)
Base Diameter 14.6 cm
Rim Diameter 29.2 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 two shades of blue and black under a colourless glaze
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular paper label

  • Text: 148b/1909
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Hand written in pencil
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4-1909
Primary reference Number: 74991
Old object number: 148b/1909
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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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