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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

Relative size of this object

5.4 cm10.1 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: Bought (1935) by Brangwyn, Frank

Dating

12th-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: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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