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Fragment of a broad-rimmed bowl: C.140-1927

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Fragment of a broad-rimmed bowl






Pale red earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides and painted in blue.
Four sided with the outer curved edge on one side and part of the well on the other. In the well, part of a row of C-scrolls, a narrow and a wide band; on the rim, a narrow band, part of a border of stylised foliage, a narrow band and a wide band. On the reverse, a crossed rhomboid.


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

Legal notes

F. Leverton Harris Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 4.2 cm
Length: 6.9 cm
Width: 6.8 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.140-1927
Primary reference Number: 48142
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 22 January 2014 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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