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Fragment: C.116-1927

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Pale red earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides and painted in blue and yellow.
Three joined fragments.
The central medallion framed by three concentric circles contains the arms azure, a bend or charged with three stars of six points azure between two fleur-de-lis or, flanked by ribbons. The well is decorated with C-scrolls, and the rim with a border of foliage and a band round the edge. On the reverse, there is a `Q' crossed, a group of three lines and a crossed circle.

Notes

History note: Purportedly purchased in Siena by F. Leverton Harris.

Legal notes

F. Leverton Harris Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.8 cm
Width: 16.0 cm

Relative size of this object

16 cm4.8 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Siena ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Renaissance
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

Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.116-1927
Primary reference Number: 48088
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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