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Bowl: C.415-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown (Possibly)

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Description

Cream fritware with carved decoration under a clear glaze

Cream fritware, wheel thrown, with carved decoration and a clear glaze.
Shape: Finely potted conical bowl with a plain rim and low foot ring base.
Interior: A repeating, scrolling palmette pattern is carved into the middle of the body forming a concentric frieze. This frieze is defined by a pair of lines incised above and below it.
Exterior: Undecorated except for a transparent glaze that covers the body up to the foot ring base.

Notes

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

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.5 cm
Weight: 216 g
Width: 19.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Tell Minis ⪼ Iran

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

12th Century-13th Century
Circa 1100 - 1299

School or Style

Seljuk

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of glaze ( transparent)
Interior composed of glaze ( transparent)
Rim Diameter 19.2 cm
Base Diameter 8.2 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : White fritware, wheel thrown, carved and covered with clear glaze

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: illegible
  • Location: Exterior base
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in pencil or black ink
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.415-1991
Primary reference Number: 29194
Packing number: ISCER 615
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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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