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Jug: C.52-1927

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed. Painted in blue, green, orange, and manganese.
Bulbous body with a short narrow neck which expands slightly towards the rim, and is pinched at the front to form a lip; the handle is missing.
On the front, there is a castle on a hill painted in blue and manganese with groups of three blue dots in the background, surrounded by an oval line and a green and yellow bound laurel wreath with blue and yellow `bull's eye' motifs at the top and bottom. On either side, wavy manganese ribbons extend towards the back of the jug.

Notes

History note: Purportedly excavated at the Palazzo Piccolomini, Siena; F. Leverton Harris.

Legal notes

F. Leverton Harris Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 34.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Siena ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1926) by Harris, F. Leverton, The Right Hon.

Dating

15th century
16th century
Renaissance
Circa 1490 CE - 1520 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, orange, and manganese) tin-glaze
Base Diameter 14.5 cm
At Widest Width 25.4 cm

Materials used in production

Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.52-1927
Primary reference Number: 48199
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Saturday 22 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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