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Tile: C.1775-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Tile. Light buff earthenware covered with a wash of white slip and decorated in two shades of cobalt-blue, green and raised sealing-wax red, with black outlines under a clear, bubbly glaze. One corner is decorated with palmettes reserved on a sealing wax red ground, separated by a line of green from a floral design with intersecting stems, saz leaves, buds, rosettes and the base of a large flower.

Notes

History note: Constantinople, 1904

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.6 cm
Height: 24.5 cm
Width: 24.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Iznik ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

16th Century
Circa 1575 - 1600

Note

Turkish, Isnik

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze slip

Materials used in production

buff-coloured Earthenware

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1775-1928
Primary reference Number: 17576
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 August 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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