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Tile: C.26-1934

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware coated in a white glaze painted in blue and lustre

Fritware, mould made, coated in white glaze painted under the glaze in blue and over the glaze in lustre
Shape:eight pointed star-shaped tile with bevelled edges
Upper surface: following the contours of the edge of the tile, a frieze of dotted medallions and scrolls are outlined in lustre and coloured with blue, all enclosed within lustre or blue lines. In the centre, a horse with dappled coat is reserved on a dotted lustred ground containing dotted palmettes and leaves and a stylised wall. Glaze runs unevenly over the edges of the tile.
Lower surface:undecorated.

Notes

History note: From the collection of the late Henry Wallis. On the back there is a rectangular label printed in black 'LENT BY/' stamped in purple ' WALLIS ESQ'/ printed in black ' o.' written in black ink '115'.

Legal notes

Given by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.1 cm
Height: 12.3 cm
Weight: 161 g
Width: 12.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kashan ⪼ central Asia

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1934-02-27) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

13th Century, Late
Circa 1350 CE - Circa 1400 CE

School or Style

Il-Khanid

Components of the work

Upper Surface composed of pigment ( blue) oxide colours ( lustre) glaze ( white)

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Fritware, mould made, coated in white glaze painted under the glaze in blue and over the glaze in lustre

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Rectangular paper label with serrated edges

  • Text: printed in black 'LENT BY/' stamped in purple ' WALLIS ESQ'/ printed in black ' o.' written in black ink '115'.
  • Location: Lower surface
  • Method of creation: Printed, stamped and written
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.26-1934
Primary reference Number: 17495
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 27 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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