Skip to main content

Fragment: C.120-1927

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

  • Fragment
  • fragment of the well and rim of a plate

Categories

Description

Fragment of the well and rim of a plate. Cream earthenware, tin-glazed creamy-white on both sides and painted in blue.
Irregular three sided fragment.
Part of a dolphin entwined about an anchor and part of a continuous circular stem with pairs of leaves.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Length: 11.1 cm
Width: 9.1 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 - 1515 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue) tin-glaze
Body

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.120-1927
Primary reference Number: 48100
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Fragment" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/48100 Accessed: 2022-11-29 22:42:41

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/48100 |title=Fragment |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-11-29 22:42:41|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-48100

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Fragment

Accession Number: C.45-1982

Fragment

Accession Number: C.44-1982

Fragment

Accession Number: C.46-1982

Fragment

Accession Number: C.47-1982

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...