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Dish: OC.176-1946

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Current Location: In storage

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Potter: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware coated in a white slip incised and painted in green and brown under a clear glaze

Earthenware, wheel thrown, coated in a white slip incised and painted in green and brown under a clear glaze.
Shape: carinated conical bowl, sits on a disc base
Interior: on the neck, arcading is into incised into the surface and painted. On the body a stylised bird with large tail is painted and in some places incised; the bird is surrounded by groups of three dots and bulls eye medallions or half medallions.
Exterior: undecorated except on the rim and upper body where glaze, slip and pigment that has run over from the interior.

Notes

History note: Oscar Raphael Bequest

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Oscar Raphel Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.5 cm
Weight: 420 g
Width: 19.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th Century, Early
Circa 1900 CE - Circa 1925 CE

School or Style

modern reproduction

Components of the work

Interior composed of glaze ( colourless) slip ( cream) pigment ( green, brown)
Exterior Upper Body composed of glaze ( colourless) slip ( cream) pigment ( green, runs over from the interior)
Rim Diameter 19.2 cm
Base Diameter 9.4 cm

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Earthenware, wheel thrown, coated in a white slip incised and painted in green and brown under a clear glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular paper label

  • Text: ‘Raphael Bequest, 1941’ (in black), ‘uncertain origin’ (in pencil)
  • Location: Exterior base
  • Method of creation: Hand written in black and in pencil
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: written directly onto the vessel surface

  • Text: ‘uncertain’ (on base), ‘15’ (on restored section of the lower body)
  • Location: Exterior base
  • Method of creation: Hand written in pencil
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.176-1946
Primary reference Number: 77615
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 June 2012 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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