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Cup

Turkish (Kutahya)
About 1800


Object Place: Islamic World

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4 x 5.8 cm (1 9/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.640

Medium or Technique

Fritware, painted over white slip under a transparent glaze.

Not On View

Classifications

Ceramics

A small, bowl-shaped cup, decorated, without outlining, in four panels of solid runny yellow alternating with four triangular panels daubed in blue. There is a small design inside and at the base of the cup.

Markings

A small blue mark, perhaps an imitation of the Meissen crossed-swords mark, is found underneath.

Provenance

1900, gift of Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 – d. 1935), Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 1, 1900)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection