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Tile: C.30-1934

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Pottery: Unknown (Probably)




Pinkish-buff earthenware decorated in arista technique with green, yellow and black glazes against a green-tinged white ground. A hound running to the left and stylised plants.


History note: Possibly from Toledo; F.A. Kirkpatrick

Legal notes

Given by F.A. Kirkpatrick

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.3 cm
Height: 9.3 cm
Width: 9.4 cm

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Place(s) associated

  • Toledo ⪼ Castile

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1934-09-12) by Kirkpatrick, F. A.


Circa 1475 CE - Circa 1500 CE


Attributed to Seville in original catalogue entry

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze ( green, yellow and black)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Stamping (marking) : Earthenware, stamped and decorated with green, yellow and black glazes against a green-tinged ground

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.30-1934
Primary reference Number: 15887
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 9 August 2016 Last processed: Saturday 22 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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