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Sprinkler: C.57-1911

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Fritware, mould made, painted in blue, turquoise, yellow, red and black under clear glaze


History note: Joseph Dixon; sold Christie's, 17 March 1911, lot 155 (third part)

Legal notes

Given by The Friends of The Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.5 cm
Weight: 218 g
Width: 9.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kutahiya ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911-03-20) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1800 CE

Components of the work

Exterior composed of pigment ( blue, turquoise, yellow, red and black, underglaze) glaze ( transparent white glaze)
Interior composed of glaze ( transparent, white glaze, as far as the eye can see)
Base Diameter 6.3 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Mould made : Fritware, mould made, painted in blue, turquoise, yellow, red and black under clear glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: white rectangular label with serrated side edges, printed with a red line and hand written in pencil with '155/3'

  • Text: 155/3
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Printed, hand written
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.57-1911
Primary reference Number: 75549
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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