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Dish: M.55-1937

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Brass repoussé dish, large with wide, flat rim, decorated with punched floral design around the outer rim, and a band of foliated design within that. Decorated with a centre from which springs a design of twisted gadroons surrounded by a band of lettering, 'REQUERDO SPERANSA' (repeated four times).

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Depth: 3.3 in
Diameter: 18 in

Place(s) associated

  • Nuremburg ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


Late 15th century
1450 - 1500

Materials used in production

Brass (alloy)

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.55-1937
Primary reference Number: 201722
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 3 June 2015 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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