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Cup

Turkish (Kutahya)
1775–1800


Object Place: Kutahya, Turkey

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.9 x 6.8 cm (1 9/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.416

Medium or Technique

Fritware with painted decoration under a transparent glaze.

Not On View

Classifications

Ceramics

A bowl-shaped cup with footring. Coated with fine white slip, with blue lines delimiting areas. The design in a single register shows large flowers in red and yellow alternating with black and yellow flowers, all accompanied by branches with leaves in two shades of blue. The rim is yellow. Inside, within a blue ring, is a small figure in black and yellow.

Provenance

Before 1895, bought in Rome for $5.00 by Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales, Boston; 1895, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Wales to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 28, 1895)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales