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Bowl: C.26-2016

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Description

Stoneware bowl with underglaze iron decoration featuring an unusual phoenix motif in a central medallion with foot. 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.

Notes

History note: Bought by Shakeshaft from Peter Crabbe, 22nd March 2000 From Wudhi Mekdhanasarn, Bangkok, a major collector.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2016) by Shakeshaft, John, Dr

Dating

14th Century
1300 CE - 1399 CE

Components of the work

At Extremeties Diameter 15 cm
At Base Diameter 6 cm

Materials used in production

Underglaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.26-2016
Primary reference Number: 207669
Sale catalogue photo number: K215
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 19 January 2016 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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