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Tile: C.29-1950

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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 red slip, emerald green blue and black under a colourless glaze
Shape: square tile with a bevelled edge on the underside
Upper side: a red line forms a border around the edge of the tile and divides the surface into rectangular areas. Around the bottom and right hand edge two friezes are both filled with leaves with scalloped edges containing a prunus branch and lotus blossoms both painted in red and blue with black outlines, all reserved on a mottled green ground. The remaining left hand area contains a polychrome floral spray including arching blue and green saz leaves and prunus branches.
Lower side: undecorated

Legal notes

T.H. Riches Bequest, 1950

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.6 cm
Height: 27.3 cm
Weight: 2017 g
Width: 26.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Iznik ⪼ Anatolia ⪼ Turkey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950-06-27) by Riches, Thomas Henry

Dating

16th Century, Late
Circa 1570 CE - Circa 1580 CE

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

buff-coloured Fritware

Techniques used in production

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.29-1950
Primary reference Number: 17592
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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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