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Bowl: OC.181-1946

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Current Location: In storage


Potter: Unknown




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

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1946) by Adams, S. Miss and Copper, C.G.


18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1799 CE

School or Style

Safavid (1501-1738)
Qajar (1779-1924)#

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

Techniques used in production

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

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.181-1946
Primary reference Number: 77619
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 October 2012 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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