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Fragment: C.138-1927

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Fragment of a plate rim. Pale red earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides and painted in blue.
Approximately triangular with a curve on one side and a small area of well on the other side.
On the inner edge, part of a wide and a narrow blue band; on the rim, part of a border of stylised foliage, and round the edge, a narrow and a wide blue band. On the reverse, part of three blue strokes.


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

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.5 cm
Length: 7.7 cm
Width: 4.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Siena ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


16th Century
Circa 1500 CE - 1525 CE

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.138-1927
Primary reference Number: 48140
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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