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Bowl: C.59-1935

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware coated in a turquoise glaze

Fritware, probably wheel thrown, coated in a crazed turquoise glaze
Shape: bi-conical bowl with a ‘hammer head’ rim, descending via a carination onto a narrow foot ring.
Decoration: coated unevenly in a turquoise glaze that extends to the lower body

Notes

History note: Frank Brangwyn RA, from whom purchased

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.3 cm
Weight: 664 g
Width: 20.5 cm

Relative size of this object

20.5 cm10.3 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1905-04-18) by Brangwyn, Frank

Dating

13th Century
Circa 1200 - Circa 1299

School or Style

Seljuk
Il-Khanid

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of glaze ( crazed, turquoise)
Interior composed of glaze ( crazed, turquoise)
Rim Diameter 20.5 cm
Base Diameter 7 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, probably wheel thrown, coated in a crazed turquoise glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular paper label with serrated edge around top and right hand edge

  • Text: 'Lent by' (printed), 'Brangwyn' (typed), ‘43’ (hand written in black), ‘13’ (hand written in pencil, crossed through)
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Printed, typed, hand written
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: inscribed directly onot the surface of the pot

  • Text: ‘43’ (hand written in pencil), ‘SIS’ (hand written in black)
  • Location: Exterior lower body
  • Method of creation: Hand written
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.59-1935
Primary reference Number: 75598
Old accession number: 4-1935
Old object number: G.ADD 59
Old number: 43
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 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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