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Tile: EC.28-1936

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown (Uncertain)




Red earthenware, moulded in relief and either inlaid with white slip and lead-glazed or covered with underfired clear lead-glaze. Square. Design: an armorial shield, possibly of Robert Bossue, Earl of Leicester or Leicester Abbey or Leicester Town.


History note: Burton Lazars Hospital. Collection of the Duke of Rutland, no. 22

Legal notes

Given by the Duke of Rutland

Measurements and weight

Square: 11.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Burton Lazars ⪼ Leicestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936-02-13) by Duke of Rutland


Circa 1400 CE - 1600 CE


English; Burton Lazars (?), Leicestershire

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Upper Surface

Materials used in production

red Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Moulded in relief and either inlaid with white slip and lead-glazed or covered with underfired clear lead-glaze

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.28-1936
Primary reference Number: 15241
Old object number: 22
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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