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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, turquoise and black under a colourless glaze.
Forms part of a panel comprising twenty three tiles. A small, rectangular fragment joins with other fragment (C.4W-1928, C.4V-1928), all of which form part of a 5th row that includes larger tiles (C.4F-1928, C.4E-1928) and fragments (C.4L-1928, C.4Q-1928).
Upper surface: a section of a sinuous stem containing a floral spray that is reserved in blue and outlined in black. A series of turquoise leaves that frame the stem are visible on the edge of the fragment.
Lower surface: undecorated

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: 9 cm
Weight: 154 g
Width: 5.6 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 - Circa 1599 CE

Note

Syrian, Damascus

School or Style

Ottoman

Components of the work

Upper Surface composed of glaze ( clear) 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.4U-1928
Primary reference Number: 28910
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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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