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Dish: C.1-1971

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Current Location: Gallery 33






Fritware incised and coated in a turquoise glaze

Fritware, mould made with hand made feet, incised under a turquoise glaze
Shape: shallow dish with foliated rim descending via a sharp carination onto a flat base, sits on five applied ball-shaped feet
Interior: lightly incised with scrolling lines on the base and radiating straight lines on the rim.
Exterior: undecorated except for glaze, which terminates unevenly on the lower body and runs over onto the base in places.

Legal notes

Given by Lady Lee in memory of her husband Sir Frank Lee

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.5 cm
Weight: 196 g
Width: 14 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Iran

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1971-07-22) by Lee, Lady


12th Century-13th Century
Circa 1100 CE - Circa 1299 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of glaze ( turquoise, terminating unevenly on the lower body and running over onto the base in places)
Interior composed of glaze ( turquoise)
Base Diameter 10.5 cm
Rim Diameter 14 cm
Interior Body

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Fritware, mould made with hand made feet, incised under a turquoise glaze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1-1971
Primary reference Number: 71525
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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