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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware painted in four colours under a colourless glaze

Fritware, mould made, painted in blue, green, turquoise and black under a colourless glaze.
Forms part of a panel comprising twenty three tiles. A large rectangular tile which is part of a 4th row of three tiles, including one other large tile (C.4K-1928) and one smaller fragment (C.4M-1948) that it joins and another smaller fragment (C.4O-1928).
Upper surface: the tiles on the lower four rows are all decorated with a similar pattern comprising festooned manderolas linked by sinuous stems, both outlined in black, bordered with turquoise and containing floral sprays reserved in blue with green or turquoise. The surrounding area is filed with vine leaves, bunches of grapes and flowers including tulips painted in blue or green with turquoise highlights.
Lower surface: undecorated except for splashes of glaze and areas of plaster

Notes

History note: Willaim Morris; Morris & Co.

Legal notes

Given by The Friends of The Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.3 cm
Height: 26.7 cm
Weight: 2635 g
Width: 26.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Damascus ⪼ Syria

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1928-06-04) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

16th Century, Late
Ottoman
Circa 1574 CE - Circa 1599 CE

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Upper Surface composed of glaze ( colourless) pigment ( in blue, green, turquoise, with black outlines)

Materials used in production

stone-paste Fritware

Techniques used in production

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4I-1928
Primary reference Number: 28898
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Thursday 21 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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