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Bowl: C.580-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware, painted in blue and black under a turquoise glaze

Fritware, wheel thrown, painted in blue and black under a turquoise glaze.
Shape: T-shaped rim on a segmental bowl with a low foot ring
Interior: rim is painted blue, on the neck a thick black band delineates black arabesque decoration on the body comprising scrolling tendrils and leaves that emanate from a central cross.
Exterior: a black band covers the rim edge and the neck above a frieze of sinuous water weeds separated by a vertical line with central ā€˜Vā€™ shape. Glaze runs unevenly over the exterior and in places 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: 8.3 cm
Weight: 378 g
Width: 18.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

13th Century, Late-14th Century
Circa 1275 - 1399

School or Style

Il-Khanid

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of pigment ( black) glaze ( turquoise, runs unevenly over the exterior and in places onto the foot ring)
Interior composed of pigment ( black) glaze ( turquoise)
Rim Diameter 18.5 cm
Base Diameter 8 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, wheel thrown, painted in blue and black under a turquoise glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular paper label with serrated edge

  • Text: 313/l
  • Location: Exterior base (underside foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Hand written in pencil
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: Arabic inscription directly onto vessel surface

  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Hand written in pencil
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.580-1991
Primary reference Number: 75570
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 14 October 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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