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Tile: OC.61-1936

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware glazed in six colours separated with black slip

Calcareous earthenware, mould made, glazed in white with designs outlined in black slip and coloured with blue, yellow, green, black and turquoise pitted glaze
Shape: rectangular with slightly bevelled sides
Upper surface: scrolling polychrome flowers and split leaves reserved on blue background
Lower surface: undecorated but partially covered in plaster

Notes

History note: Acquired as from the Ali Kapi at Isfahan, but in 1951 the donor's son said they came from the Mosque at Tabriz. (old slip)

Legal notes

Given by A.C. Edwards

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.7 cm
Height: 24 cm
Weight: 2017 g
Width: 23.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Isfahan ⪼ Iran

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936-10-25) by Edwards, A.C.

Dating

17th Century#
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1699 CE

School or Style

Safavid (1501-1738)

Components of the work

Upper Surface composed of pigment ( black slip used to separate glaze colours) glaze ( blue, yellow, green, black and turquoise) glaze ( white)

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Calcareous earthenware, mould made, glazed in white with designs outlined in black slip and coloured with blue, yellow, green, black and turquoise pitted glaze

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.61-1936
Primary reference Number: 17499
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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