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Tile: C.1A-1931

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33






Body not visible, probably earthenware or frit body the upper surface moulded in relief, with three sprays of foliage radiating from a flower head, covered with a blue glaze; polygonal. The tile is mounted with three others, in the centre, on a daub of plaster.

Legal notes

Given by N.A.C. Beddington

Measurements and weight

Length: 12.5 cm
Width: 10.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-03-05) by Beddington, N. A. C.


14th Century
Circa 1300 CE - 1400 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze ( blue)
Upper Surface

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1A-1931
Primary reference Number: 17485
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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