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Tile: OC.179-1946

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Frieze tile. Buff earthenware, the upper surface covered with a thin wash of white slip and painted in blue, turquoise, green and sealing-wax red with black outlines, under clear-glaze. An arabesque design reserved in white with details in blue and green, in a sealing-wax red ground.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.4 cm
Height: 18.5 cm
Length: 26.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Iznik

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.


16th Century, Late
1570 CE - 1600 CE


Turkish, Isnik

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip
Upper Surface

Materials used in production

buff-coloured Earthenware

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.179-1946
Primary reference Number: 17588
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 18 December 2012 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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