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Footed bowl

Footed bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Iran

  • Date:

    1650-1725

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, pierced, underglaze painted, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Salting, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.1962-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 8

Physical description

Bowl or footed bowl of fritware, of low shallow cylindrical form on a tall spreading foot. The sides are pierced with a geometric design, and the exterior base of the bowl is painted in underglaze blue and the interior centred with a blue rosette, surrounded by floral sprays in chromium green-black, and the rim is picked out with a band of three short black dashes repeated, covered in a clear colourless glaze the fills in the reticulation.

Place of Origin

Iran

Date

1650-1725

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, pierced, underglaze painted, glazed

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm, Diameter: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Footed bowl, fritware, pierced rim, painted in underglaze cobalt blue and black, Iran, 1650-1725

Production Note

"Gombroon-painted ware"

Materials

Fritware; Glaze

Techniques

Painted; Pierced; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Rosette; Floral

Categories

Islam; Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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