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Bowl fragment: C.514-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown (Probably)

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Description

Fritware painted in black under a turquoise glaze

Fritware, probably wheel thrown, painted in black under a turquoise glaze
Shape: irregular fragment on a foot ring
Interior: on the base, enclosed within black concentric lines, an arabesque incorporating whole and split palmette leaves is painted in reserve against a black background
Exterior: undecorated except for the glaze with covers the surface unevenly particularly on the foot ring. The underside of the base has a spot of turquoise glaze.

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: 3 cm
Weight: 135 g
Width: 11.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Raqqa ⪼ Syria
  • Fustat ⪼ Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

12th Century-13th Century
Circa 1100 CE - 1299 CE

School or Style

Ayyubid

Components of the work

Interior composed of painting underglaze ( black) glaze ( turquoise)
Exterior composed of glaze ( turquoise, covers the surface unevenly particularly on the foot ring. The underside of the base has a spot of turquoise glaze)
Base Diameter 8.9 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, probably wheel thrown, painted in black under a turquoise glaze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.514-1991
Primary reference Number: 75359
Packing number: ISCER 651
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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