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Tile: EC.13-1939

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Description

Light red earthenware decorated in cuenca technique with blue, green and ochre glazes against a white ground. Rectangular. A pomegranate and foliage on a pedestal supported by scrolls.

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.2 cm
Width: 17.8 cm

Relative size of this object

17.8 cm15.2 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-05-15) by Hope, Lady

Dating

16th century
Circa 1500 CE - 1600 CE

Note

Spanish or Portuguese

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze ( blue, green and ochre)
Front

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.13-1939
Primary reference Number: 15888
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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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