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Dish: C.1999-1928

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Earthenware, probably wheel thrown, coated in cream slip and decoration with green, brown and red slip under a clear glaze

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr. J.W.L. Glaisher, 1928

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.5 cm
Weight: 1454 g
Width: 31.9 cm

Relative size of this object

31.9 cm4.5 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Bukhara ⪼ Turkestan

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1900 CE

School or Style

Qajar

Components of the work

Interior composed of glaze ( clear) slip ( cream coating) slip ( green, brown and red painting)
Exterior Body composed of glaze ( clear) slip ( cream coating) slip ( red paint)
Base Diameter 18 cm
Rim Diameter 31.9 cm

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Earthenware, probably wheel thrown, coated in and decoration with green, brown and red slip under a clear glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Written directly onto the object surface and covered with varnish

  • Text: G.4041
  • Location: Exterior base
  • Method of creation: Hand painted
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1999-1928
Primary reference Number: 72950
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 26 October 2012 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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