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Cup: C.22-2009

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Fritware painted in six colours under a clear glaze

Fritware wheel made and finely potted painted in blue, yellow, red, green, purple and black under a clear, slightly crazed glaze.
Shape: hemispherical bowl on a foot ring
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. Glaze covers the exterior surface except for a small patch on the foot ring.

Notes

History note: Raymond Ades; Mrs Raymond Ades

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Raymond Ades

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.7 cm
Weight: 50 g
Width: 7.4 cm

Relative size of this object

7.4 cm4.7 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

Second half of 18th century
Circa 1750 - Circa 1799

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Exterior composed of pigment ( blue, yellow, red, green, purple and black) Interior composed of pigment ( blue, yellow, red, green, purple and black) Base Diameter 3.8 cm
Rim Diameter 7.4 cm

Materials used in production

clear, covers the entire surface except for a small patch on the foot ring Glaze Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware wheel made and finely potted painted in blue, yellow, red, green, purple and black under a clear glaze
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Text: Lent by R.Ades, 1948, No. 107
  • 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: 18 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.22-2009
Primary reference Number: 71033
Old object number: AL.107-1948
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Cup" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/71033 Accessed: 2022-05-25 18:11:05

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