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Bowl: C.37-1950

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

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Potter: Unknown

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Description

Frtiware decorated with slip and painted in three colours under a white glaze

Fritware, wheel thrown, decorated with slip to create a relief effect and painted in blue, turquoise and black under a transparent white glaze.
Shape: carinated bowl with a ‘T’ shaped rim, sits on a narrow low foot ring
Interior: the rim is painted with blue and black bands. On the body two bands are filled respectively with scalloped lines or petals and dots, all outlined in black and highlighted with blue and turquoise. In the roundel a hare, outlined and dotted with black is painted on a background of curled blue or white leaves and black hatching. On the body and roundel underlying slip creates a relief effect.
Exterior: black concentric bands on the rim and body frame a frieze of blue and black dots and dashes. The glaze covers the surface to the lower body.

Legal notes

T.H. Riches Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.2 cm
Weight: 228 g
Width: 13.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950-06-27) by Riches, Thomas Henry

Dating

13th Century, Mid-14th Century, Mid#
Circa 1260 - Circa 1350

School or Style

Il-Khanid

Components of the work

Exterior composed of pigment ( blue, black) glaze ( transparent, white, covers the surface to the lower body)
Interior composed of pigment ( blue, turquoise, black) slip ( creates relief effect) glaze ( transparent, white)
Rim Diameter 13.7 cm
Base Diameter 4.7 cm
Exterior Body

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel thrown, decorated with slip to create a relief effect and painted in blue, turquoise and black under a transparent white glaze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.37-1950
Primary reference Number: 74708
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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