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Bowl and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Tophane (probably, produced)

  • Date:

    ca.1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red earthenware, burnished with incised, beaded, gilt and silvered decoration

  • Museum number:

    115-1879

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 32, shelf 5

Physical description

Bowl and cover, burnished red earthenware with incised, beaded, gilt and silvered decoration. Wide shouldered bowl, the sides decorated with panels, each one decorated with incised, silvered flower and incised, gilt leaves. The rim of the jar is edged with silvered beading. The lid has similar paneled decoration and a smooth, gilded knop.

Place of Origin

Tophane (probably, produced)

Date

ca.1875 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Red earthenware, burnished with incised, beaded, gilt and silvered decoration

Dimensions

Height: 3.375 in, Diameter: 2.375 in

Descriptive line

Bowl and cover, burnished red earthenware with incised, beaded, gilt and silvered decoration: Turkey (probably Tophane), ca.1875

Production Note

Register

Materials

Earthenware (red); Silver; Gilt

Techniques

Burnishing (polishing); Silvering; Gilding; Incising

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Middle East Section

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