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Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Kütahya (produced)
    Turkey

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, painted in black and glazed in turquoise-green

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Messieurs Ispenian and Brimo

  • Museum number:

    16-1897

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 7, box 2

Physical description

Cup of fritware painted in black outline with a repeating design of irregular-shaped cartouches and floral forms, and covered with a turquoise-green glaze.

Place of Origin

Kütahya (produced)
Turkey

Date

ca. 1750-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, painted in black and glazed in turquoise-green

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm, Diameter: 10.2 cm maximum

Object history note

This object was sold to the Museum in late 1896, through the Istanbul art-dealers Kevork Ispenian and Antoin Brimo (410 Grand Rue de Pera), as part of a larger consignment of ceramics, metalwork and woodwork. Caspar Purdon Clarke (then Director of the Art Museum) conducted the purchase, and described Ispenian as "the leading dealer in Pera" (V&A Archives).

Descriptive line

Cup, fritware, painted in black and covered with a green glaze, Turkey (Kütahya), 1750-1800.

Labels and date

Bowl.
TURKISH (Kutahia) ; early 19th century.
Given by Messieurs Ispenian and Brimo. 16-1897 []

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Middle East Section

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