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Tile: C.549R-1991

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Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Fritware painted in blue, turquoise and black under a colourless glaze

Fritware, mould made, painted in blue, turquoise and black under a colourless glaze
Shape: irregular fragment
Upper surface: around the edge a border of turquoise and black lines are painted. In the centre, painted in blue, floral sprays surround partial ewer or vase.
Lower surface: 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; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.7 cm
Height: 10.6 cm
Weight: 179 g
Width: 8 cm

Relative size of this object

8 cm10.6 cm1.7 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Damascus ⪼ Syria

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

15th century
Circa 1400 CE - Circa 1499 1499 CE

School or Style

Mamluk

Components of the work

Upper Surface: composed of pigment ( black, blue, turquoise) glaze ( colourless)

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Fritware, mould made, painted in blue, turquoise and black under a colourless glaze

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.549R-1991
Primary reference Number: 29038
Packing number: ISCER 658
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 9 August 2016 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 (2020) "Tile" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/29038 Accessed: 2021-12-06 16:53:47

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