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Bowl: C.4-1960

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 6 (Upper Marlay): case 4, shelf B

Maker(s)

Maker: Jacopo di Stefano di Filippo (Attributed to)

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Description

Renaissance, maiolica bowl with broad rim, painted in blue with, in the middle, a spotted duck.

Cream earthenware, thinly tin-glazed overall; three spur marks in the well. Painted in blue.
Shape approximately 58, thickly potted, and heavy for its size. Circular with wide, sloping rim and deep well.
In the middle, a spotted duck with a long beak swims to the left within a cusped lozenge-shaped frame surrounded by foliate scrolls. The rim is decorated alla porcellana with four pairs of lozenges filled with dots, separated by four symmetrical arrangements of foliate scrolls. The back is inscribed in the middle in blue, `J o: chafagguolo', and on the rim and sides of the well there are four foliated spirals.

Notes

History note: Charles Damiron; Sotheby's, 16 June 1938, Catalogue of the very choice collection of old Italian majolica and Hispano-Moresque ware, the property of Monsieur Damiron, 8 rue Vaubecour, Lyons, lot 74; F.D. Lycett Green; Sotheby's, 14 October 1960, Catalogue of Italian maiolica, works of art, etc. including the property of . . . the late F.D. Lycett Green, Esq., lot 10.

Legal notes

Purchased with the Leverton Harris Fund.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 24.2 cm
Height: 4.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Cafaggiolo ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1960-10-13) by Sotheby's

Dating

16th century
Circa 1510 CE - 1525 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Cream earthenware, thinly tin-glazed overall; three spur marks in the well. Painted in blue.

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jo: chafagguolo
  • Location: In the centre
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4-1960
Primary reference Number: 48389
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 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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