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Dish: C.1779-1928

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Fritware painted in polychrome under a colourless glaze

Fritware, probably mould made, painted in blue, green and red with black outlines under a colourless glaze
Shape: segmental bowl with a slightly everted rim, sits on a low, wide foot ring
Interior: reserved in blue or green on the rim, a frieze of half rosettes dotted with red and paired leaves. On the body a ewer decorated with a blue and green scale pattern is surrounded by a circular floral spray. Glaze contains impurities which are evident erupting on the surface in places.
Exterior: on the body a frieze of stylised blue rosettes and green leaves. Surface is glazed except for an irregular concentric band from the exterior foot ring to the outermost section of the base.

Notes

History note: Fentons, Oxford Street, London from whom purchased for £7.0s. 0d. in October 1903 b6 Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.4 cm
Weight: 907 g
Width: 29.1 cm

Relative size of this object

29.1 cm6.4 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

  • Iznik ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Second half of 17th century
Circa 1650 - Circa 1675

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Interior composed of pigment ( blue, green and red with black) Exterior Body composed of pigment ( blue, green, black) Base Diameter 15.7 cm
Rim Diameter 29.1 cm

Materials used in production

colourless, covers surface except for an irregular concentric band from the exterior foot ring to the outermost section of the base Glaze Fritware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Fritware, probably mould made, painted in blue, green and red with black outlines under a colourless glaze
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1779-1928
Primary reference Number: 72600
Old object number: 1987
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 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) "Dish" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/72600 Accessed: 2022-05-18 14:26:19

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