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Islamic Fritware cup

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An image of Fritware (stonepaste) cup. Interior: around the rim a frieze alternating between panels of black cross-hatch design and black semi-circles with red dots and green leaves. In the roundel a flower is painted in red and green. Exterior: on the body lobbed medallions containing stylised floral or vegetal designs are reserved against a blue ground covered with a black dotted fish scale pattern. Fritware wheel made and finely potted painted in blue, yellow, red, green, purple and black under a clear glaze, height, whole, 4.7 cm, width, whole, 7.4 cm, diameter, rim, 7.4 cm, diameter, base, 3.8 cm, weight, whole, 50 g, circa 1700-1750. Ottoman. Islamic pottery. Anatolia, Kutahiya, Kütahya.

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Fritware (stonepaste) cup. Interior: around the rim a frieze alternating between panels of black cross-hatch design and black semi-circles with red dots and green leaves. In the roundel a flower is painted in red and green. Exterior: on the body lobbed medallions containing stylised floral or vegetal designs are reserved against a blue ground covered with a black dotted fish scale pattern. Fritware wheel made and finely potted painted in blue, yellow, red, green, purple and black under a clear glaze, height, whole, 4.7 cm, width, whole, 7.4 cm, diameter, rim, 7.4 cm, diameter, base, 3.8 cm, weight, whole, 50 g, circa 1700-1750. Ottoman. Islamic pottery. Anatolia, Kutahiya, Kütahya.

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  • Accession Number: C.22-2009
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 859 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 439.86kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1
  • Captured: 2013:08:16 11:42:55

Key words

18th Century AD blue bowl ceramics cup drinking vessel fish fish scales Fitz_AA flowers frit fritware glazed Islamic medallions Ottoman painted polychrome pottery stonepaste studio ceramics stylised tea bowl vessel

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