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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

Entities

  • Tile
  • Border tile, part of tile panel (C.4-1928)

Categories

Description

Fritware painted in polychrome 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 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.4L-1928) and larger tile (C.4F-1928); row also includes another large tile (C.4E-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: 2.2 cm
Height: 6.5 cm
Weight: 120 g
Width: 5.2 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

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.4T-1928
Primary reference Number: 28909
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

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