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Bowl: C.462-1991

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Current Location: In storage

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Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware painted in black, blue and turquoise under a clear glaze

Buff fritware, wheel thrown, painted in black, blue and turquoise under a clear, crazed glaze.
Shape: plain rim on a carinated bowl with a narrow, low foot ring.
Interior: rim is painted black with a frieze on the neck, enclosed within black concentric lines, comprising roughly drawn black cartouche, containing squiggled lines, each separated by pairs of blue lines. On the body, a radiating design is formed from ‘Maltese’ cross is outlined in blue. The arms of this cross contain cartouches, also outlined in blue, with black leaves, linear or dotted decoration. Filling the space between the arms of the cross black painted wedge shape panels, with dotted edges, are filled with scrolling foliage.
Exterior: rim is painted black below a frieze on the neck, identical to that on the interior, comprising roughly drawn black cartouche, containing squiggled lines, each separated by blue vertical lines and enclosed by black concentric lines. On the body, pairs of blue or black vertical lines radiate from the base. Glaze runs unevenly over the lower body to a point above the foot ring.

Notes

History note: Henry Scipio Reitlinger (d. 1950); Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.4 cm
Weight: 522 g
Width: 20.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

13th Century, Late-14th Century
Circa 1260 - 1399

School or Style

Il-Khanid

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of pigment ( black, blue) glaze ( clear, crazed)
Interior composed of pigment ( black, blue) glaze ( clear, crazed)
Rim Diameter 18.5 cm
Base Diameter 5.8 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff fritware, wheel thrown, painted in black, blue and turquoise under a clear, crazed glaze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.462-1991
Primary reference Number: 75189
Old object number: ISCER 599
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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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