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Bowl: C.14-1931

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 6 (Upper Marlay): case 2, shelf C

Maker(s)

Maker: Unidentified Deruta pottery

Entities

  • Bowl
  • broad-rimmed bowl
  • tondino

Categories

Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed overall. Painted in blue and with yellow lustre.
Circular with a broad slightly sloping rim and small deep well.
From a central blue rosette, simplified peacock's feather eye pattern radiates over the whole of the upper surface.

Notes

History note: William Morris (d. 1896); Miss May Morris.

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.5 cm
Height: 4.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Deruta ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1931-05-05) by Morris, May

Dating

First half of 16th Century
Renaissance
Circa 1500 - 1550

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue) reduced pigment lustre ( silver-yellow appearing lustrous yellow)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff earthenware, tin-glazed overall. Painted in blue and with yellow lustre.
Lustre-painting
Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.14-1931
Primary reference Number: 48560
Glaisher Additions number: Gl. Add. 28
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 25 August 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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