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Tile: EC.56-1936

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Red earthenware, stamped (?) inlaid with white slip and lead-glazed. In the middle, a lion rampant dexter (to the left), with above, below, to right and to left, a V flanked by group of four spots; in each corner, two curved lines enclosing a fleur-de-lis. There are two small holes in the top right-hand corner and one in the left-hand lower corner.


History note: Unknown before donor

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.8 cm
Height: 13.6 cm
Width: 13.8 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


17th Century
1600 CE - 1700 CE


Netherlands (previously catalogued as English, Medieval or French)

Components of the work


Materials used in production

red Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Stamping (marking) : Stamped in counter-relief, and inlaid with white slip and lead-glazed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.56-1936
Primary reference Number: 15875
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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