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Islamic fritware bowl

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An image of Islamic pottery. Bowl. Unknown potter, Iran. Shape: carinated bowl with a collared neck, sits on a low, flaring foot ring. Interior: painted in dark blue over a white ground beneath a transparent uncoloured glaze. On the rim a blue line is painted. On the body blue lines radiate from a central circle. Exterior: covered with an uneven incomplete glaze with a pale turquoise-green tinge that covers the surface unevenly and terminates above the bottom of the foot ring. Fritware, wheel thrown. Glazed inside and out. Interior painted in dark blue over a white ground under a transparent uncoloured glaze. Exterior glazed with an uneven incomplete glaze with a pale turquoise-green tinge. The underside of the foot is unglazed. Height, whole, 7.5 cm, width, whole, 15.4 cm, diameter, rim, 15.4 cm, diameter, base, 6.3 cm, circa 1200 to circa 1220. Seljuk.

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Islamic pottery. Bowl. Unknown potter, Iran. Shape: carinated bowl with a collared neck, sits on a low, flaring foot ring. Interior: painted in dark blue over a white ground beneath a transparent uncoloured glaze. On the rim a blue line is painted. On the body blue lines radiate from a central circle. Exterior: covered with an uneven incomplete glaze with a pale turquoise-green tinge that covers the surface unevenly and terminates above the bottom of the foot ring. Fritware, wheel thrown. Glazed inside and out. Interior painted in dark blue over a white ground under a transparent uncoloured glaze. Exterior glazed with an uneven incomplete glaze with a pale turquoise-green tinge. The underside of the foot is unglazed. Height, whole, 7.5 cm, width, whole, 15.4 cm, diameter, rim, 15.4 cm, diameter, base, 6.3 cm, circa 1200 to circa 1220. Seljuk.

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  • Accession Number: C.3-1971
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 982 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 131.46kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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13th Century blue bowl carinated Fitz_AA fritware glazed Iranian Islamic pottery Seljuk Seljuq Dynasty striped stripes thrown wheel thrown

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