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Bowl: C.464-1991

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

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

Fritware, wheel thrown, painted in black, blue and turquoise under a clear crazed glaze.
Shape: carinated bowl with a plain rim sitting on a narrow, moderately high foot ring.
Interior: rim is painted black and a black concentric line is painted at the carination between neck and body. On the base, within a black pin wheel roundel, two leafy plants, outlined in black and with blue or turquoise leaves surrounded by lines of black dots, frame a lanceolate leaf. The leaf is also outlined in black and contains a sinuous core outlined in black against a blue painted background.
Exterior: rim is painted black and concentric black lines are painted on the carination and lower body. Glaze continues to lower body at a point above the foot ring.

Notes

History note: Henry Scipio Reitlinger (d. 1950); Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.5 cm
Weight: 549 g
Width: 20 cm

Relative size of this object

20 cm10.5 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

Late 13th - 14th century
Circa 1260 - 1399 1399

School or Style

Il-Khanid

Components of the work

Interior: composed of pigment ( black, blue, turquoise) glaze ( clear, crazed) Exterior Body: composed of pigment ( black) glaze ( clear, crazed and continues to lower body at a point above the foot ring) Rim: Diameter 18.6 cm
Base: Diameter 6.6 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel thrown, painted in black, blue and turquoise under a clear crazed glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: off-white rectangular paper label

  • Text: No. 572
  • Location: Exterior lower body
  • Method of creation: Hand written in black
  • Label
  • Location: Exterior lower body
  • Method of creation: Stamped and hand written in black
  • Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.464-1991
Primary reference Number: 75194
Packing number: ISCER 546
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 June 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 (2020) "Bowl" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/75194 Accessed: 2022-01-16 10:34:15

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