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Tile: C.120-1950

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware painted in polychrome covered with a colourless glaze

Buff fritware, mould made painted in blue, emerald green and red slip with black outlines covered with a clear, slightly pitted glaze.
Decoration: a central red vase with floral decoration is surrounded by scrolling vines bearing saz leaves overlain with a prunus branch and flowers including carnations. Vegetation is painted in blue, red and green with leaves and petals painted in distinctive light blue with darker blue dots.

Notes

History note: William Morris, Morris & Co.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mr T.H. Riches

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.2 cm
Length: 22.8 cm
Weight: 1432 g
Width: 24.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Iznik ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950-07-20) by Riches, Thomas Henry

Dating

Late 16th Century
Circa 1570 CE - Circa 1595 CE

Note

Turkish, Isnik

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Upper Surface composed of pigment ( blue, green and sealing-wax red, with black outlines) glaze ( colourless, pitted glaze) slip ( white)

Materials used in production

buff-coloured Fritware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff fritware, mould made, painted in blue, emerald green and red slip with black outlines covered with a colourless, slightly pitted glaze.

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.120-1950
Primary reference Number: 17595
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 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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