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Bowl: C.99-1935

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Cream fritware; blue painted decoration under a clear glaze.

Cream fritware wheel thrown painted in blue under a clear, crazed glaze.
Shape: finely potted carinated bowl with a plain rim; sits on a low foot ring base.
Interior: blue painted lines on a cream background radiate from a central circle containing two irregular dots. Blue painted concentric line on rim interior and exterior.
Exterior: Blue painted lines radiate between concentric lines at rim and foot ring. Glaze and decoration do not cover the very lower area of the foot ring.

Notes

History note: Frank Brangwyn RA, from whom purchased

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.1 cm
Weight: 87 g
Width: 5.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

12th Century-13th Century
Circa 1100 - 1299

School or Style

Seljuk

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of pigment ( blue radiating lines) glaze ( transparent)
Interior composed of pigment ( blue radiating lines) glaze ( transparent)
Rim Diameter 10.1 cm
Base Diameter 4.2 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Cream fritware, wheel thrown, with blue linear painted decoration under a clear glaze

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Text: "LENT BY" (printed in black) /Brangwyn (typed in purple) /"No." (printed) "100 (68)" (hand written in black); "58 " (hand written in pencil and crossed out)
  • Location: Inside foot
  • Method of creation: Printed, typed, hand written
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.99-1935
Primary reference Number: 76505
Old accession number: 4-1935
Old object number: G.ADD 59
Old number: BP.100
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 June 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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