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Bowl: C.88-1935

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware painted in blue, turquoise and black under a white glaze

Fritware, wheel thrown, painted in blue, turquoise and black under a transparent white glaze.
Shape: hemispherical bowl on a narrow foot ring
Interior: a radiating design of a blue and turquoise star and triangular panels. Within the panels knot, dots or pseudo calligraphy, are painted in black and blue.
Exterior: the rim is painted black and on the body blue arcading contains a black doted line, imitating a petal design. Impurities within the glaze on the lower body create a lumpy surface; glaze runs over the surface to a point on the lower body

Notes

History note: Frank Brangwyn RA, from whom purchased

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.2 cm
Weight: 470 g
Width: 22.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1935) by Brangwyn, Frank

Dating

13th Century, Mid-14th Century, Mid#
Circa 1260 - Circa 1350

School or Style

Il-Khanid

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of pigment ( black, blue) glaze ( white, transparent. Impurities on the lower body create a lumpy glaze surface; runs over the surface to a point on the lower body)
Interior composed of pigment ( blue, turquoise, black) glaze ( white, transparent)
Rim Diameter 22.4 cm
Base Diameter 6.7 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel thrown, painted in blue, turquoise and black under a transparent white glaze

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Text: 'Lent By' (printed); 'Brangwyn' (typed), '75' hand written in black ink, hand written in pencil ‘40’ (crossed through on the right hand side)
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Printed, typed, hand written
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.88-1935
Primary reference Number: 76279
Old accession number: 4-1935
Old object number: G.ADD 59
Old number: BP.75
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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