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Bottle: C.160-1935

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware, moulded and coated in a purple glaze

Fritware, wheel thrown and moulded, coated in a purple glaze
Shape: globular body on a low foot ring, tubular collared neck with a flaring rim.
Exterior: moulded decoration on the shoulder comprised leaping quadrupeds amongst leafy foliage. Glaze runs over the surface to a point on the lower body.
Interior: undecorated except for glaze on the rim.

Notes

History note: Frank Brangwyn RA, from whom purchased

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 21 cm
Weight: 607 g
Width: 14.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1935) by Brangwyn, Frank

Dating

12th Century
Circa 1100 CE - Circa 1199 CE

School or Style

Seljuk

Components of the work

Exterior composed of glaze ( purple, runs over the surface to a point on the lower body)
Rim Diameter 4.5 cm
Base Diameter 7.5 cm
Shoulder

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel thrown and moulded, coated in a purple glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular paper label with serrated edge around upper and right hand edge

  • Text: “Lent by” (printed), “Brangwyn” (typed), "19" (hand written in black), "78" (hand written in pencil and encircled)
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Printed, typed, hand written
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: written directly onto vessel surface

  • Text: "19" (encircled)
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Hand written in black
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.160-1935
Primary reference Number: 72294
Old accession number: 4-1935
Old object number: G.ADD 59
Old number: BP.19
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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