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Fragment of a Bowl Centre: C.329-1991

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Object information

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Titles

Fragment of a Bowl Centre

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown (Probably)

Entities

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Description

Dark buff earthenware, thrown, the interior and exterior coated with cream slip except for the footring and base; the interior incised and touched with pale green under lead-glaze. Originally circular with deep curved sides, standing on a high, sloping footring. Decorated in the centre there is a circular medallion forming the centre of the body of a stylized bird with a tall crest. On the exterior there are remnants of some unidentifiable decoration in green.

Notes

History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by H.S. Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

14th Century
15th Century#
Circa 1300 CE - 1500 CE

Note

Probably from Cyprus

Components of the work

Parts composed of slip ( cream)
Glaze composed of lead-glaze
Rim Diameter 14.1 cm
Decoration

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Dark buff earthenware, thrown, the interior and exterior coated with cream slip except for the footring and base; the interior incised and touched with pale green under lead-glaze
Slip-coated

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.329-1991
Primary reference Number: 22489
Old object number: EURCER/645
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 26 October 2012 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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