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Bowl: C.101-2019

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware, wheel thrown, incised and coated in a turquoise glaze

Fritware, probably wheel thrown, incised and coated in a crazed turquoise glaze
Shape: conical bowl with gently concave sides, a plain rim, sits on a low foot ring
Interior: incised on the upper body are a series of concentric lines below which are scrolling and straight lines. Glaze covers the lower body and base unevenly, leaving small areas of the body uncovered.
Exterior: Turquoise glaze covers the surface unevenly, terminating on the lower body.

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: 7.3 cm
Weight: 158 g
Width: 15 cm

Relative size of this object

15 cm7.3 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 12th or early 13th century
Circa 1170 CE - Circa 1220 CE

School or Style

Seljuk

Components of the work

Interior composed of glaze ( turquoise, covering the lower body and base unevenly, leaving small areas of the body uncovered)
Exterior Body composed of glaze ( turquoise, terminating on the lower body)
Rim Diameter 15 cm
Base Diameter 5.5 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel thrown, incised and coated in a turquoise glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper label printed in black

  • Text: ‘61’
  • Location: Underside of the foot ring
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular black paper label printed in white

  • Text: ‘8’
  • Location: Exterior lower body
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.101-2019
Primary reference Number: 71079
Previous ID: AL.60-1948
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 17 February 2022 Last processed: Thursday 17 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Bowl" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/71079 Accessed: 2022-12-07 10:45:44

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