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Handle: C.60B-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown (Probably)

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Description

Late Medieval maiolica handle from a jug, painted in manganese and green with horizontal stripes.

Yellowish-cream earthenware. Of loop form with a longtitudinal section of neck. The interior of the neck is lead-glazed brownish-yellow, the handle tin-glazed off-white. Painted in manganese and copper-green.
The outside is striped horizontally in alternate colours.

Notes

History note: Signor Avvocato Marcioni or Cavaliere Capitano Lucatelli; Sotheby's, 16-17 February 1914, Catalogue of the collections of early Italian pottery formed by Signor Avvocato Marcioni and Cavaliere Capitano Lucatelli of Orvieto, lot 59 & pl. IV. Purchased from Kerin, London, on 9 December 1933 by H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Orvieto ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

13th Century
14th Century
Medieval
Circa 1275 CE - 1350 CE

School or Style

maiolica arcaica

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( manganese and copper-green)
Interior Of Neck composed of lead-glaze
Handle composed of tin-glaze
Body

Materials used in production

Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.60B-1991
Primary reference Number: 47571
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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