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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Fritware, mould made, painted in blue, green, turquoise and black under a colourless glaze.
Forms part of a panel comprising twenty three tiles. A small, rectangular fragment forms a section of the border of a larger tile, which was part of a 5th row of the panel. Possibly joins another fragment (C.4T-1928); row also includes two larger tiles (C.4E-1928, C.4F-1928) and three fragments (C.4V-1928, C.4W-1928, C.4Q-1928).
Upper surface: a section of a palmette frieze in blue, green and turquoise with black outlines is painted.
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: 2.5 cm
Height: 6.3 cm
Weight: 637 g
Width: 27 cm

Relative size of this object

27 cm6.3 cm2.5 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Damascus ⪼ Syria

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 16th Century
Circa 1574 CE - 1599 CE

Note

Syrian, Damascus

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

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.4L-1928
Primary reference Number: 28901
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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