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Jug: C.31-1950

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Fritware painted in polychrome under a colourless glaze

Fritware, probably mould made, painted in blue, black and red under a colourless glaze
Shape: pear shaped body with slightly flared neck sitting on a foot ring. A strap handle is attached below the rim and on the shoulder.
Exterior: a black chevron frieze is painted on the rim and combined with a green scalloped line on the shoulder. On the neck and body alternating blue and white elongated petals are painted with a black or red central spine. On the lower body, scrolling and concentric black lines are painted. On the handle blue lines are painted. Glaze covers the surface except for the lower half of the foot ring.
Interior: Glazed but otherwise undecorated.

Legal notes

T. H. Riches Bequest, 1950

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.3 cm
Weight: 491 g
Width: 14.1 cm

Relative size of this object

14.1 cm20.3 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 (1950) by Riches, Thomas Henry

Dating

Late 16th Century
Circa 1580 CE - Circa 1590 CE

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Exterior composed of pigment ( black, blue, red) Rim Diameter 7.4 cm
Base Diameter 7.8 cm

Materials used in production

colourless, except for the rim of the foot ring Glaze Fritware

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular paper label

  • Text: linear border and ‘ON LOAN FROM/ 18’ (printed in black), ‘Capt Myers May/95’ (hand written in black)
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Printed, hand written
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.31-1950
Primary reference Number: 74403
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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