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Fragment: C.117-1927

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Fragment of bowl centre. Pale red earthenware, tin-glazed white on both sides and painted in blue and yellow.
Irregularly shaped four-sided fragment.
Part of a shield charged with the arms azure a bend or charged with the three stars azure between two fleur-de-lis or. On the back there is a six-armed asterisk.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.9 cm
Length: 7.2 cm
Width: 4.7 cm

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.117-1927
Primary reference Number: 48091
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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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