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Bowl: C.66-1911

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Fritware painted with blue and coated in a turquoise glaze

Fritware, wheel thrown and tooled on the rim, painted in blue and coated in a turquoise glaze.
Shape: hemispherical bowl with lobed rim, sits on a narrow, flaring foot ring
Interior: rim is painted with a blue line, in one place this has run or possibly is accidentally brushed onto the upper body. A series of blue concentric lines are painted at a mid point on the body.
Exterior: painted with a blue band at a mid point on the body. The glaze terminates on the lower body, forming a thick band or droplets.

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.8 cm
Weight: 194 g
Width: 12 cm

Relative size of this object

12 cm6.8 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.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911-12-31) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

First half of 13th century
Circa 1200 CE - Circa 1250 CE

School or Style

Ayyubid

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of pigment ( blue) glaze ( on the lower body, forming a thick band or droplets) Interior composed of pigment ( blue) glaze ( turquoise) Rim Diameter 12 cm
Base Diameter 5.2 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel thrown and tooled on the rim, painted in blue and coated in a turquoise glaze.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.66-1911
Primary reference Number: 75768
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 August 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Bowl" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/75768 Accessed: 2022-08-10 18:49:45

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