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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware, mould made, painted in blue, green and black under a colourless glaze.
Forms part of a panel comprising twenty three tiles. Fragment cut from a larger tile, which joins the larger tile (C.4D-1928) and forms part of a 2nd row of five tiles, comprising one other large tile (C.4J-1928) and two other smaller sections (C.4S-1928, C.4R-1928).
Upper surface: painted with a blue tulip and rosette both with green leaves alongside a green vine stem, all outlined black. This, combined with bunches of grapes, forms the background to the principal design on the rest of the panel 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.
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 Ftizwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.5 cm
Height: 17.3 cm
Weight: 319 g
Width: 5 cm

Relative size of this object

5 cm17.3 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
1574 CE - 1599 CE

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Upper Surface composed of pigment ( blue and green with black outlines) glaze ( colourless)

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4P-1928
Primary reference Number: 28905
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 10 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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