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Bowl: C.546-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware coated in a white slip, painted in blue under a colourless glaze

Fritware, probably wheel thrown, coated in a white slip and painted in blue under a colourless glaze
Shape: hemispherical bowl with slightly everted rim, sits on a low foot ring
Interior: on the upper body a frieze of scrolling leaves. In the roundel, a complex floral spray which centres on a rosette and long vertical stalks flanked by leaves and flower heads including those with spiked leaves.
Exterior: on the upper body a frieze of scrolling leaves and flowers, while on the lower body stylised lotus heads are painted within bracketed arcading. Glaze runs unevenly over the lower body.

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: 12.3 cm
Weight: 1477 g
Width: 30.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

15th Century#
Circa 1400 CE - Circa 1499 CE

School or Style

Timurid

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of painting underglaze ( blue) glaze ( colourless, runs unevenly over the lower body) slip ( white)
Interior composed of painting underglaze ( blue) glaze ( colourless) slip ( white)
Base Diameter 10.5 cm
Rim Diameter 30.9 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, probably wheel thrown, coated in a white slip and painted in blue under a colourless glaze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.546-1991
Primary reference Number: 75484
Packing number: ISCER 971
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 July 2018 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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