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Bowl and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Tophane (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red earthenware, burnished with incised, gilt and silvered decoration

  • Museum number:

    112-1879

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Bowl and cover, red earthenware with incised, gilt and silvered decoration. The main body has 4 circular panels decorated with incised and silvered (now tarnished) eight pointed compass shape. The panels are surrounded by incised dots filled with gilt. The decoration is repeated on the lid which has an oval knop decorated with this gilt dotted decoration.

Place of Origin

Tophane (probably, made)

Date

ca.1875 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Red earthenware, burnished with incised, gilt and silvered decoration

Dimensions

Height: 4.875 in, Diameter: 4.5 in

Descriptive line

Bowl and cover, red earthenware with incised, 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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