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Tile: C.6-1933

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware painted in polychrome under a colourless glaze

Fritware, mould made, painted in orange-red slip, black, two shades of blue and emerald green under a colourless glaze
Shape: square tile with bevelled edges on the underside
Upper side: red arabesque split leaves with blue and green touches overlay swirling floral sprays incorporating lotus blossom and saz leaves.
Lower surface: undecorated, plaster adhered to the surface in patches.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J.H. Middleton

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.8 cm
Height: 24.2 cm
Weight: 1182 g
Width: 23.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Iznik ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933-03-10) by Middleton, J. H., Mrs

Dating

16th Century, second half#
1565 CE - 1585 CE

Note

The sealing-wax red on this tile is less bright and less in relief than on C.5-1933. The colours also differ in including green.

Turkish, Isnik

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze ( colourless)
Upper Surface composed of pigment ( orange-red slip, black, two shades of blue and emerald green)

Materials used in production

buff-coloured Fritware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Fritware, mould made, painted in orange-red slip, black, two shades of blue and emerald green under a colourless glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular paper label with the corners cut away

  • Text: Given by Mrs J.H. Middleton, March10th 1930
  • Location: Underside
  • Method of creation: Hand written in black
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.6-1933
Primary reference Number: 17581
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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