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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Fritware painted in polychrome under a colourless glaze

Fritware, mould made, painted in red slip, blue, black and turquoise under a colourless glaze
Shape: rectangular border tile with bevelled edges on the underside
Upper side: a turquoise border is painted on the upper and lower edges. A scrolling pattern of split palmettes, and ‘fleur de lys’ shaped palmettes, is reserved in red slip with black outlines and articulation in blue.
Under side: undecorated

Legal notes

Given by Mrs E.L. Calverley

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.6 cm
Height: 9.5 cm
Length: 14.6 cm
Weight: 266 g

Relative size of this object

14.6 cm9.5 cm1.6 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Iznik ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1924-12) by Calverley, E.L., Mrs

Dating

Late 16th Century
Circa 1580 CE - Circa 1595 CE

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Upper Surface composed of glaze ( colourless) pigment ( red slip, blue, black and turquoise)

Materials used in production

buff-coloured Fritware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Fritware, mould made, painted in red slip, blue and turquoise under a colourless glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Rectangular paper label

  • Text: Given by Mrs E.L. Caverley
  • Location: Underside
  • Method of creation: Hand written in blue
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.42-1924
Primary reference Number: 17575
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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