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Bowl: C.610-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Bowl with everted rim. Buff earthenware, press moulded, small, thickly potted bowl, lead-glazed; brown inside, green outside, with flared mouth and vertical, raised footrim. Relief decorated inside and out, with scrolls and bunches of grapes.

Notes

History note: Purchased from Eastwod & Holt, October 1923, by Henry Scipio Reitlinger (d. 1950) for £4.4s.0d; the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by H.S. Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.2 cm
Width: 15.5 cm

Relative size of this object

15.5 cm6.2 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Tang Dynasty (618-907)
9th/10th Century
Circa 800 - 907

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Earthenware, press-moulded, with relief decoration, lead-glazed

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: white round label with serrated edge

  • Text: 248
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular, white label, with red border

  • Text: 433
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.610-1991
Primary reference Number: 20981
Old object number: CHICER/238
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 February 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Bowl" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/20981 Accessed: 2022-08-09 14:04:31

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