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Fragment of a bowl: C.664-1927

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Fragment of a bowl


Production: Unknown (Probably)




Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on the interior and painted in manganese-brown and copper-green; reverse, unglazed. Circular with disk base, andnpart of the lower area of the side. Decorated with four brown doube V-shapes with green in the centre, and with green splodges in the spaces


History note: Purportedly purchased in Siena by F. Leverton Harris

Legal notes

F. Leverton Harris Bequest, 1926

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Siena ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927) by Harris, Frederick Leverton


Circa 1275 CE - 1425 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of copper-green manganese-brown
Inside composed of tin-glaze
Base Diameter 12.3 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff eathenware, the inside tin-glazed and painted in manganese-brown and copper-green; reverse unglazed

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1001
  • Location: Near centre of interior
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.664-1927
Primary reference Number: 127147
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 30 April 2014 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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