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Figurine: OC.165-1946

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware coated in a turquoise glaze

Fritware, mould made and incised, coated in a turquoise glaze.
Shape: hollow figurine in the shape of a hawk with wings tucked on the back, sitting on four legs on a rectangular pedestal.
Decoration: the wings are covered with a moulded honeycomb pattern, while the facial features are incised using thick lines.

Notes

History note: Oscar Raphael

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael

Measurements and weight

Height: 40.5 cm
Length: 29.5 cm
Weight: 3638 g
Width: 26.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

12th Century, Late-13th Century, Early#
Circa 1150 CE - Circa 1258 CE

School or Style

Seljuk

Components of the work

Surface composed of glaze ( turquoise)

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Fritware, mould made and incised, coated in a turquoise glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: hand written in pencil

  • Text: ‘843’.
  • Location: Underside of the base
  • Method of creation: Hand written
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.165-1946
Primary reference Number: 77601
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 15 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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