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Fragment: C.133-1927

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Perhaps)

Entities

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

Categories

Description

Irregularly shaped five-sided fragment of the rim and well of a plate. Pale cream earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in pale and dark blue, green, yellow, orange and brownish-red.
In the middle, part of a border comprising rectangles crossed diagonally in blue separated by two yellow lines flanking a green. On the shallow side of the well dark blue scallops between wide pale blue bands. On the rim, orange scales with a dark blue plant motif on each, and round the outer edge dark blue radiating lines over a pale blue band. On the back parts of three blue outlined leaves with a longtitudinal vein and slanting reddish-brown or yellow lateral veins; and a few green strokes.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.0 cm
Length: 9.0 cm
Width: 6.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Siena ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

15th century
Renaissance
Circa 1400 CE - 1450 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( pale and dark blue, green, yellow, orange and brownish-red) tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.133-1927
Primary reference Number: 48128
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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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