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Jar: C.55-1935

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware coated in a turquoise glaze

Fritware, probably wheel thrown, coated in a crazed turquoise glaze
Shape: everted, ledge rim on a body with straight sides descending via a carination onto a low, wide foot ring. Two opposing strap handles are attached at points on the rim and body.
Decoration: coated in a turquoise glaze that extends, on the exterior, to the carination on the lower body.

Notes

History note: Frank Brangwyn RA, from whom purchased

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.8 cm
Weight: 623 g
Width: 21 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1905-04-18) by Brangwyn, Frank

Dating

12th Century-13th Century
Circa 1100 CE - Circa 1299 CE

School or Style

Ayyubid

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of glaze ( turquoise, crazed and degraded)
Interior composed of glaze ( turquoise, crazed and degraded)
Rim Diameter 21 cm
Base Diameter 9.3 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, probably wheel thrown, coated in a crazed turquoise glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular paper label with serrated edge around bottom and right hand edge

  • Text: 'Lent by' (printed), 'Brangwyn' (typed), ‘66’ (hand written in black), ‘6' (hand written in pencil, crossed through)
  • Location: Exterior base
  • Method of creation: Printed, typed, hand written
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: written directly onto the vessel surface

  • Text: ‘6’
  • Location: Exterior lower body
  • Method of creation: Hand written
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.55-1935
Primary reference Number: 75502
Old accession number: 4-1935
Old object number: G.ADD 59
Old number: 6
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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