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Bowl: C.89-2019

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware, carved, incised and pierced under a white glaze

Fritware, wheel thrown, decorated with open-work, carving and incising under a white glaze
Shape: conical bowl with carination close to the base and a dentellated rim, sits on a foot ring base
Interior: two wide bands of vertical lines are carved and pierced into the body, separated by a central carved horizontal band and incised lines above and below.
Exterior: piercing from the interior is visible on the exterior. Glaze runs over the foot ring, where it terminates unevenly.

Notes

History note: Found at Gurgan

Legal notes

Accepted by HM Government under the Cultural Gifts Scheme from the Ades Family and allocated to the Fitzwilliam, 2019

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.5 cm
Weight: 150 g
Width: 15.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2019-07-01) by Ades Family

Dating

12th Century, Late-13th Century, Early#
Circa 1150 CE - Circa 1258 CE

School or Style

Seljuk

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of glaze ( white, running over the foot ring where it terminates unevenly.)
Interior composed of glaze ( white)
Rim Diameter 15.5 cm
Base Diameter 5.2 cm
Interior Body

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel thrown, decorated with open-work, carving and incising under a white glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular black label printed in white

  • Text: 1
  • Location: Exterior lower body
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular white label printed in black

  • Text: 84
  • Location: Underside of foot ring
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular white label with border of red ink, and faded black lettering

  • Text: Lent by R. Ades, 1948./ No 81.
  • Location: Underside of foot ring
  • Method of creation: Hand written
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.89-2019
Primary reference Number: 71037
Former number: AL.81-1948
Previous ID: AL.1-1983
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 23 November 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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