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Tile: C.406-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Buff earthenware, mould made, covered in a pitted turquoise glaze
Shape: hexagonal tile with slightly bevelled sides
Upper side: covered with an opaque turquoise glaze
Underside: undecorated

Notes

History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950; transfered from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 15 cm
Height: 1 cm
Weight: 299 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

14th Century
Circa 1300 CE - Circa 1399 CE

School or Style

Il-Khanid

Components of the work

Upper Surface composed of glaze ( turquoise)

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, mould made, covered in a pitted turquoise glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: last figure is indistinct, could be another 9

  • Text: 14998
  • Location: On the back
  • Method of creation: In black ink
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.406-1991
Primary reference Number: 17517
Packing number: ISCER 982
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 10 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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