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Bowl: C.468-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware painted in black under a turquoise glaze

Buff fritware, probably wheel thrown, painted in black and dark blue under a turquoise glaze.
Shape: T-shaped flat rim above a straight neck descending via a gentle carination onto a conical body and a low foot ring.
Interior: the rim is painted dark blue. The body is painted with black scrolling foliage with curving tendrils and small leaves; this pattern is enclosed by a thin and thick concentric band on the neck.
Exterior: similar black scrolling foliage is painted on the body, again enclosed within concentric bands. Glaze runs over lower body and onto 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 cm
Weight: 544 g
Width: 20.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

13th Century-14th Century
Circa 1200 - 1399

School or Style

Il-Khanid

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of pigment ( black) glaze ( turquoise, crazed, runs over lower body and onto the foot ring)
Interior composed of pigment ( black) glaze ( turquoise, crazed)
Rim Diameter 20.5 cm
Base Diameter 8.7 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff fritware, probably wheel thrown, painted in black under a turquoise glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: oval paper label with gold edging

  • Text: 91
  • Location: Exterior base
  • Method of creation: Hand written in pencil
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.468-1991
Primary reference Number: 75202
Packing number: ISCER 549
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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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