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Bowl: OC.142-1946

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware coated in a white slip, incised and painted in green under a colourless glaze

Pinkish earthenware, wheel thrown, coated in a white slip incised and painted in green under a colourless glaze
Shape: conical bowl with plane rim, sits on a concave disc base
Interior: the body is coated in a white slip coloured green on the rim. On the upper body, a frieze of opposing triangles surrounded by spirals is incised and coloured with green. On the body, decorated with incised lines and green dots, a bird sits amongst stylised scalloped leaves. Covered with a colourless glaze.
Exterior: the upper body is covered with a white slip coloured green under a colourless glaze.

Notes

History note: Bought from Garabed, May 1926

Legal notes

Oscar Raphel Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 9 cm
Weight: 361 g
Width: 20.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

12th Century
Circa 1100 - Circa 1199

School or Style

Seljuk

Components of the work

Exterior Upper Body composed of glaze ( colourless) pigment ( green) slip ( white)
Interior composed of glaze ( colourless) pigment ( green) slip ( white)
Rim Diameter 20.3 cm
Base Diameter 6.7 cm

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Pinkish earthenware, wheel thrown, coated in a white slip incised and painted in green under a colourless glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular paper label serrated on the upper and lower edges

  • Text: ‘INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF PERSIAN ART, LONDON 1931’ (printed in black), ‘R20’ (hand written in black)
  • Location: Exterior base
  • Method of creation: Printed, hand written
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular paper label

  • Text: coat of arms and ‘CITY OF MANCHESTER ART GALLERY’ (printed in grey), ‘5393’ and ‘B.H. – 59K.’ (hand written in black)
  • Location: Exterior base
  • Method of creation: Printed, hand written
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: circular paper label

  • Text: '20.' (hand written in black)
  • Location: Exterior base
  • Method of creation: Hand written
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.142-1946
Primary reference Number: 77570
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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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