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Thai bowl with an unusual phoenix motif

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An image of Studio Ceramics. Stoneware bowl with underglaze iron decoration featuring an unusual phoenix motif in a central medallion with foot. Production Place: Thailand. Light grey-green glaze with iron spots, pin-holing, and fine crazing. Five spur marks in the well. Signs of cylindrical kiln support on the base, indicating that this bowl was at the bottom of a stack. 1300-1399. Acquisition: Dr John Shakeshaft Bequest.

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Studio Ceramics. Stoneware bowl with underglaze iron decoration featuring an unusual phoenix motif in a central medallion with foot. Production Place: Thailand. Light grey-green glaze with iron spots, pin-holing, and fine crazing. Five spur marks in the well. Signs of cylindrical kiln support on the base, indicating that this bowl was at the bottom of a stack. 1300-1399. Acquisition: Dr John Shakeshaft Bequest.

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  • Accession Number: C.26-2016
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/20.0
  • Focal length: 105
  • Camera: NIKON D800
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 848 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 138.67kB
  • Exposure time: 1/250
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 20/1
  • Captured: 2016:08:04 09:43:47

Key words

14th Century _WF_Shakeshaft birds bowl Fitz_AA glazed Medieval phenix phoenix pottery stoneware studio ceramics Thai underglaze

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