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Bowl: C.502-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Cream fritware with lobed rim under a transparent glaze

Cream fritware with lobed rim, undecorated except for a transparent glaze.
Shape: Hemi-spherical bowl, finely potted with slightly out-turned, lobed rim, sitting on a low foot ring base.
Interior undecorated
Exterior: Dull, crazed transparent glaze covers the body to the foot ring base.

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: 7.3 cm
Weight: 336 g
Width: 21.3 cm

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 ( dull , transparent, crazed. Excludes foot ring)
Interior composed of glaze ( dull, transparent, crazed)
Rim Diameter 21.2 cm
Base Diameter 8.7 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel thrown, undecorated except for a transparent glaze.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.502-1991
Primary reference Number: 75326
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 June 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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