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Bowl: C.414-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Buff fritware, pierced, incised and painted under a transparent glaze

Buff fritware, wheel thrown, painted blue with incised and pierced decoration on separate areas of the vessel, all under crazed transparent glaze.
Shape: finely potted bi-conical bowl with plain rim and foot ring
Interior: rim is painted blue, below which a concentric frieze, comprising circular or triangular pierced holes embellished with lightly incised decoration, forms a cable pattern.
Exterior: blue paint on the rim continues on the exterior. Pierced frieze is also visible but lacks added incised decoration. A transparent glaze covers the surface evenly except on the foot ring base where coverage is irregular.

Notes

History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead,

Legal notes

H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950; transferred from Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.3 cm
Weight: 169 g
Width: 16.2 cm

Relative size of this object

16.2 cm7.3 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

12th-13th Century
Circa 1100 CE - 1299 CE

School or Style

Seljuq

Components of the work

Rim composed of pigment ( blue) Diameter 16.2 cm
Exterior Body composed of glaze ( transparent) Interior composed of glaze ( transparent) Base Diameter 6.5 cm
Exterior

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff fritware, wheel thrown, with pierced, incised and painted decoration under a transparent glaze

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.414-1991
Primary reference Number: 29178
Packing number: ISCER 618
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 14 February 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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