Skip to main content

Bowl: OC.181-1946

An image of Bowl

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Fritware, wheel thrown, painted in blue, yellow and brown under a clear glaze

Legal notes

Given by Miss S.P. Adams and C.G. Cooper

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.7 cm
Weight: 219 g
Width: 14.4 cm

Relative size of this object

14.4 cm5.7 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: Given (1946) by Adams, S. Miss and Copper, C.G.

Dating

18th century
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1799 CE

School or Style

Safavid
Qajar

Components of the work

Interior composed of pigment ( blue, yellow, brown)
Exterior composed of pigment ( brown, blue)
Rim Diameter 14.4 cm
Base Diameter 9 cm

Materials used in production

transparent, white Glaze
Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel thrown, painted in blue, yellow and brown under a clear glaze
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: blue rosette, hand painted under the glaze

  • Text: rosette mark
  • Location: Exterior base
  • Method of creation: Hand painted in blue
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.181-1946
Primary reference Number: 77619
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 October 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Bowl" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/77619 Accessed: 2022-10-01 06:16:13

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/77619 |title=Bowl |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-10-01 06:16:13|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-77619

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa13/OC_181_1946_281_29.jpg"
        alt="Bowl"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Bowl</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Bowl

Accession Number: E.P.467

Bowl

Accession Number: E.P.240

Bowl

Accession Number: E.P.260

Clay bowl

Accession Number: E.4.1910

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...