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Fragments: C.136-1927

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Two fragments (adjacent) of a plate rim. Pale red earthenware tin-glazed on both sides and painted in blue. Part of a border of scrolling foliage interrupted by blue 'bull's eye' motifs and on the outer edge, a narrow band and a wider band. On the back of one piece there is a blue squiggle and on the other the ends of three blue lines, perhaps a crossed rhomboid.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Length: 8.3 cm
Width: 3.9 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) tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.136-1927
Primary reference Number: 48138
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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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