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Lamp: C.20-2009

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Fritware painted in four colours under a clear glaze

Fritware, probably mould made, finely potted and painted in yellow, black, red and green under a clear glaze.
Shape: plain rim on a circular bulbous body with a smooth carination and three pouts on the upper section, sits on a low foot ring.
Exterior: rim is painted with black scallops covered with a yellow concentric band; the spouts are dotted with red. On the body three lobbed medallions containing a central star are painted in polychrome, these are separated by yellow, spikey leaves and black tendrils. On the lower body a black concentric line is painted. The glaze covers the surface except for the rim of the foot ring.
Interior: glazed but undecorated.

Notes

History note: Raymond Ades; Mrs Raymond Ades

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Raymond Ades

Measurements and weight

Height: 5 cm
Weight: 81 g
Width: 8.9 cm

Relative size of this object

8.9 cm5 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Kutahiya ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2009) by Ades, Raymond, Mrs

Dating

18th century
Circa 1700 CE - 1799 CE

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of pigment ( yellow, black, red and green) Base Diameter 4.5 cm
Rim Diameter 5.3 cm

Materials used in production

clear, covers the surface except for the rim of the foot ring Glaze Fritware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Fritware, probably mould made, finely potted and painted in yellow, black, red and green under a clear glaze
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: painted under the glaze

  • Text: arrow flanked by two dots
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Hand painted in black
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: rectangular paper label adhered to the underside of the foot ring

  • Text: Lent by R.Ades, 1948, No. 104
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Hand written in black
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular paper label adhered to the underside of the foot ring

  • Text: 20 M
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Hand written in black
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.20-2009
Primary reference Number: 71031
Old object number: AL.104-1948
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Lamp" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/71031 Accessed: 2022-08-10 04:25:25

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