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Tile: EC.6-1936

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Red earthenware, moulded in relief and covered with a clear lead-glaze which appears olive and brown near the edges. Five small deeply scooped keys are on the back. Square. Design is based on renaissance foliage: a rosette formed by four fleur-de-lis coming together at the centre of each corner.


History note: Muddlebridge, Devon. Collection of the Duke of Rutland, no. 1

Legal notes

Given by the Duke of Rutland

Measurements and weight

Square: 14.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1500 CE - 1800 CE


English; North Devon, Muddlebridge

Components of the work

Glaze composed of lead-glaze

Materials used in production

red Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Red earthenware, moulded in relief and covered with a clear lead-glaze which appears olive and brown near the edges

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.6-1936
Primary reference Number: 15275
Old object number: 1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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