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Plaque: C.10-2000

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Manufacturer: Deck, Théodore
Painter: Helleu, Paul-César
Production: Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi) (After)

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Description

Earthenware coated in pale buff slip, and painted in dark blue, turquoise, dark green, yellowish-green, yellow, red, purple, pale brown, brownish-black, a little black, and white enamels under clear glaze. Circular with shallow curved sides and flat centre, standing on a broad footring pierced by two suspension holes at the top. Decorated on the front with the head of a girl inspired by Botticelli's 'Primavera'. She has pale brown flesh, turquoise eyes, flower-strewn blonde hair, and a garland of foliage round her neck. The background is turquoise with areas of dark green and sprays of blue-green foliage.

Notes

History note: Purchased from Blairman & Sons Ltd, 119 Mount Street, London

Legal notes

Bought with the G.D.H. Rylands Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 30.0 cm
Height: 4.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2000-05-08) by Blairman & Sons Ltd

Dating

19th Century, Late#
Victoria I
3rd Republic
Circa 1882 CE - 1890 CE

School or Style

Revivalism

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( dark blue, turquoise, dark green, yellowish-green, yellow, red, purple, pale brown, brownish-black, a little black, and white)
Glaze composed of clear glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: TH (joined).DECK
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Impressed in brown
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: P Helleu apres Botticelli
  • Location: On the front near the lower right edge
  • Method of creation: In black
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10-2000
Primary reference Number: 28402
Entry form number: 132
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 May 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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