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Dish: C.99-1927

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Workshop: Mancini Workshop (Probably)




Dish. Dark buff earthenware, the front tin-glazed; the reverse probably slip-coated or tin-glazed before application of greenish-brown lead glaze. Painted in blue, green, dark yellow, and orange.
Shape 61. Circular with sloping rim upturned at the edge, and wide deep well, standing on a footring in which there are two suspension at the top.
In the well, a lancer mounted on a horse gallops to the right. He has a beard and wears a tall hat and a long gown. The landscape background has a low horizon. The sky is mostly white, except for an area of blue at the top of the well. The rim is divided by radial stripes into six panels containing alternately scale pattern and a foliate scroll with formal fruit and flowers. A yellow band partly encircles the outer edge.


History note: Unknown

Legal notes

F. Leverton Harris Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 40 cm
Height: 8.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Deruta ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid 16th century
Circa 1535 CE - 1555 CE

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, dark yellow, and orange)
Reverse composed of lead-glaze
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with cut corners and blue printed border

  • Text: M 26
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in blue-black ink
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: circular

  • Text: Leverton/Harris/Bequest 1926
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.99-1927
Primary reference Number: 48810
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 8 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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