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Fragment: C.115-1927

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Fragment of a bowl centre. Pale red earthenware, tin-glazed white on both sides and painted in blue and yellow.
Roughly circular with part of the side of the well rising up on the lower side.
A medallion framed by three concentric blue circles, containing a shield charged with the arms azure a bend or charged with three stars azure between two fleur-de-lis or, flanked by wavy ribbons. On the side, part of five C-scrolls. On the reverse, in the centre, a six-armed asterisk in blue.


History note: Probably acquired by F. Leverton Harris in Siena.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.0 cm
Height: 2.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Siena ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1926) by Harris, Frederick Leverton


16th century
Circa 1500 CE - 1525 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue and yellow) Body

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.115-1927
Primary reference Number: 48083
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 22 January 2014 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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