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Fragment of a dish: C.4.21-1964

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Perhaps Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Thickly potted buff fritware, painted in black under thick, pooled, greenish glaze. Semi-circular fragment of part of the footring and flat area of a dish. The front is decorated with part of a plant flanked by sprays of stylized leaves. On the reverse, part of the lower ends of stripes.

Notes

History note: Henry Wallis (1830-1916); his son, Harold Wallis by whom given to Bernard Rackham (1876-1964)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Bernard Rackham

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2 cm
Length: 13.3 cm
Width: 6.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Rakka ⪼ Syria
  • Damascus ⪼ Syria

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964-03-12) by Rackham, Bernard

School or Style

Islamic

Components of the work

Decoration composed of black pigment

Materials used in production

buff Fritware thick, greenish translucent Glaze

Techniques used in production

Painting underglaze Glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4.21-1964
Primary reference Number: 74819
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 6 February 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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