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Dish: C.72-1911

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Fritware, painted in brown, green, grey and black on a white slip and under a crazed white glaze

Fritware, heavily potted and wheel thrown, coated in white slip and painted under a crazed white glaze in brown, green, and grey with black outlines.
Shape: segmental bowl with a flange rim, sits on a low, wide foot ring
Interior: a floral spray occupies the entire surface, it emanates from a grassy tuft on the rim. A central, bi-partite saz leaf is painted in grey with a central prunus spray. Brown and occasionally grey tulips and carnations scroll around the leaf. Some of these flowers are clasped by an agrafe. All decoration is outlined in black.
Exterior: a black scalloped line is painted just below the rim. On the body four scrolling palmettes are outlined in black and coloured with grey that has bled into the surrounding glaze. The underside of the foot ring is covered in a thin white glaze.

Legal notes

Given by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.5 cm
Weight: 1418 g
Width: 33 cm

Relative size of this object

33 cm5.5 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
Circa 1670 CE - 1699 CE

School or Style

Iznik

Components of the work

Interior composed of pigment ( green, brown, grey, black) glaze ( white) slip ( white) Exterior Body composed of pigment ( grey, black) glaze ( white) slip ( white) Base Diameter 17.8 cm
Rim Diameter 33 cm

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, heavily potted and wheel thrown, coated in white slip and painted under a crazed white glaze in brown, green, and grey with black outlines

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.72-1911
Primary reference Number: 75923
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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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