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Bowl: C.7-1909

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware pierced and painted in black and blue under a colourless glaze

Fritware, possibly wheel thrown, pierced and painted in black and blue under a colourless glaze
Shape: hemispherical bowl with a plain rim on a low foot ring, a central dome protrudes on the interior base.
Interior: the rim is painted with groups of three black dashes. On the upper body, diagonal and curvilinear lines are pierced. Radiating from the central dome, a black star pattern is painted. Glaze coverage is uneven, especially on the upper body.
Exterior: undecorated except for the pierced decoration from the interior visible on the upper body. Glaze has slight impurities; the foot ring is unglazed but the underside is glazed.

Legal notes

Given by Charles Davis

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.6 cm
Weight: 297 g
Width: 19 cm

Relative size of this object

19 cm6.6 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1909) by Davis, Charles

Dating

Late 17th or early 18th century
Circa 1675 - Circa 1722

School or Style

Safavid

Components of the work

Lower Body composed of pigment ( black)
Rim Diameter 19 cm
Base Diameter 6.4 cm
Upper Body

Materials used in production

coverage uneven on interior body, foot ring is unglazed but the underside of base is glazed Glaze
Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, possibly wheel thrown, pierced and painted in black and blue under a colourless glaze
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7-1909
Primary reference Number: 75895
Old object number: C,144a-1909
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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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