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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Frtiware painted in three colours under a colourless glaze

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 appears to abut the larger tile (C.4J-1928) and smaller fragment (C.4S-1928), forms part of a 2nd row of five tiles, comprising one other large tile (C.4D-1928) and one other smaller sections (C.4P-1928).
Upper surface: painted with a blue tulip and rosette both with green leaves, 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 Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.5 cm
Height: 18 cm
Weight: 249 g
Width: 3.8 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
Circa 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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4R-1928
Primary reference Number: 28907
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 14 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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