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Bowl: C.21-2009

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware incised and painted in five colours under a clear glaze

Fritware, wheel made with incised decoration and painted in blue, red, yellow, black and green under a clear, slightly crazed glaze
Shape: hemispherical bowl with a slightly out-turned rim on a narrow foot ring
Interior: around the rim a frieze of blue petals and stylised stems with green and yellow leaves interspersed with red dots. Painted in the roundel and enclosed within two blue concentric lines, a polychrome floral spray framed by two green ‘saz’ style leaves.
Exterior: on the rim a repeating frieze of three black semi-circles with red central dot is reserved in blue and yellow. On the body inter-locking palmette medallions outlined in green and black contain incised lozenges and a dotted pine stem in yellow, black and red. Glaze covers the exterior surface including the underside of the foot ring.

Notes

History note: Raymond Ades; Mrs Raymond Ades

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Raymond Ades

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.1 cm
Weight: 207 g
Width: 12.3 cm

Relative size of this object

12.3 cm7.1 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

First half of 18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1750 CE

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of pigment ( blue, red, yellow, black and green)
Interior composed of pigment ( blue, red, yellow, black and green)
Rim Diameter 12.3 cm
Base Diameter 4.6 cm

Materials used in production

clear, slightly crazed Glaze
Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel made with incised decoration and painted in blue, red, yellow, black and green under a clear, slightly crazed glaze
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: inscription under the glaze

  • Text: asterisk
  • 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. 105
  • 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: 16.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.21-2009
Primary reference Number: 71032
Old object number: AL.105-1948
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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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