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Ewer: C.56-1911

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Fritware, probably wheel thrown with carved decoration, painted in blue and yellow

Notes

History note: Joseph Dickson; sold Christie's, 17 march 1911, lot 155 (seond part).

Legal notes

Given by The Friends of The Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 24.8 cm
Weight: 734 g
Width: 18.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kutahiya ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911-03-20) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

18th Century
Ottoman
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1800 CE

Components of the work

Exterior composed of pigment ( blue, yellow) glaze ( transparent, white)
Interior Rim composed of pigment ( blue)
Interior composed of glaze ( transparent, white, as far as the eye can see)
Rim Diameter 4.9 cm
Base Diameter 9.4 cm
Exterior Body

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, probably wheel thrown with carved decoration, painted in blue and yellow

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: white paper label with serrated edge, printed with a red line on one edge, hand written in pencil with '155/3'

  • Text: 155/3
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Printed, hand written
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.56-1911
Primary reference Number: 75529
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 May 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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