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Bowl: OC.169-1946

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Frtiware coated in grey, painted with white slip and black pigment under a colourless glaze

Fritware, wheel thrown, coated in grey, decorated with white slip and black pigment, covered with a colourless glaze.
Shape: hemispherical bowl on a low, narrow foot ring.
Interior: the rim is painted with bands of black and white. On the body three birds with long tails sit amongst leafy foliage and lotus flowers; all painted in white and outlined black.
Exterior: the rim is painted with bands of black and white. On the body, imitating a lotus petal design, white arcading is outlined in black and contains a dotted black line. Glaze terminates on the lower body or foot ring.

Notes

History note: Bought from I.Moradoff, April 1929

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.3 cm
Weight: 218 g
Width: 16 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.

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) glaze ( colourless, dull, terminates on the lower body or foot ring) slip ( grey) slip ( white, used to create decoration)
Interior composed of pigment ( black) glaze ( colourless, dull) slip ( grey) slip ( white, used to create decoration)
Rim Diameter 16 cm
Base Diameter 4.5 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel thrown, coated in grey, decorated with white slip and black pigment, covered with a colourless glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper label, with serrated top and bottom edges

  • Text: ‘INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF PERSIAN ART, LONDON 1931’ (printed around edge), ‘R12’ (hand written in black), ‘C.169-1946’ (hand written in pencil)
  • Location: Exterior lower body
  • Method of creation: Printed, hand written
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: circular white paper label

  • Text: ‘12’
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Hand written in black
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.169-1946
Primary reference Number: 77605
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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