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Bowl: C.581-1991

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Fritware, probably wheel thrown, painted in a carved black slip and in blue, all under a turquoise glaze

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitliner, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Weight: 355 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (19591) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


12th Century
Circa 1100 CE - Circa 1200 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Interior composed of slip ( black, carved) pigment ( blue) glaze ( turquoise)
Exterior composed of glaze ( turquoise, terminates on the foot ring)
Rim Diameter 10.5 cm
Base Diameter 7.8 cm
Fragment Height 8 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Fritware, probably wheel thrown, painted in a carved black slip and in blue, all under a turquoise glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: white circular paper label with serrated edge, hand written in pencil

  • Text: 313 u
  • Location: Exterior base
  • Method of creation: Hand written in pencil
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.581-1991
Primary reference Number: 75572
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 14 October 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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