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Bowl: C.465-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown (Possibly)

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Description

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

Pinkish fritware, wheel thrown, painted in black blue, turquoise and purple under a clear, crazed glaze.
Shape: bead rim on a slightly angled lip above a segmental bowl and low foot ring
Interior: black painted rim above a frieze of blue and black painted ‘V’ shapes on the lip. On the body, a frieze of vertical alternating blue and turquoise lines is enclosed within two concentric black lines. On the base, a black roundel, with triangular fillers around the outer edge, contains a blue rosette enclosing black squiggled lines and with alternate petals on the outer edge coloured turquoise.
Exterior: rim is black, while on the upper body alternate pairs of blue or black vertical lines are painted. Glaze runs unevenly over the lower body and in places onto 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: 6.6 cm
Weight: 557 g
Width: 22.7 cm

Relative size of this object

22.7 cm6.6 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 13th - 14th century
Circa 1260 - 1399

School or Style

Il-Khanid
Mamluk

Components of the work

Interior composed of pigment ( black, blue, turquoise) glaze ( clear, crazed)
Exterior Body composed of pigment ( black, blue) glaze ( clear, crazed, runs unevenly over the lower body and in places onto the foot ring)
Rim Diameter 22.7 cm
Base Diameter 8.1 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.465-1991
Primary reference Number: 75196
Packing number: ISCER 587
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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

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