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Money box

  • Place of origin:

    Kütahya (possibly, made)
    Anatolia (possibly, made)
    Turkey

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, painted in underglaze blue, glazed; wood, mother of pearl and bone inlaid

  • Museum number:

    1592-1888

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 7

Physical description

Money box, fritware, rectangular in shape, raised on four bracket shaped supports, fitted with a opening for a drawer, the top with two narrow slits for coins, three holes on the front facade originally designed to support a metal lock, painted in underglaze blue with floral textile like scrollwork, clear glaze. Fitted with a replacment wooden drawer, the front inlaid with mother-of-pearl, and bone.

Place of Origin

Kütahya (possibly, made)
Anatolia (possibly, made)
Turkey

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, painted in underglaze blue, glazed; wood, mother of pearl and bone inlaid

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm, Length: 22.9 cm, Width: 15.2 cm

Descriptive line

Money box, fritware, painted in underglaze blue, Turkey (Kütahya), about 1750; replacement drawer, wood inlaid in bone and mother-of-pearl.

Materials

Fritware; Bone; Wood; Mother of pearl

Techniques

Glazed; Painted; Inlaid

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Middle East Section

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