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Fragment: C.18.17H-1948

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

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Description

Fragment of a dish. Buff earthenware, the reverse unglazed, the front very thinly tin-glazed and painted in blue, yellow and dark manganese-brown.
Oblong, four-sided fragment of the side and outward sloping rim of a dish.
A large yellow stroke with brown strokes projecting from it on both sides and beyond them, blue spots down each side. Outside it is a blue arc and part of a blue circle, and three manganese-brown circles. On the rim there are manganese-brown swirls and dots over a wide blue band, and three manganese-brown bands.

Notes

History note: From a dig at Kom el Dik, Alexandria. Found by Professor A. J. B. Wace

Measurements and weight

Length: 11.6 cm
Width: 4.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Apulia ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged (1948) by Farouk I University, Alexandria, Egypt

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( in blue, yellow and dark manganese-brown)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18.17H-1948
Primary reference Number: 81166
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 17 December 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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