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Fragments: C.10-1914

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Maker: Unknown (Probably)




Red earthenware, coated with white slip on the front, incised, and painted in green, yellow, and manganese under lead glaze. Shape 90. Section from rim to centre.
In the well there is a young man wearing a cap, doublet and hose, standing in front of a fence. On the right there is a flowerhead. The rim is decorated with a continuous zig-zag ribbon between pairs of concentric circles.


History note: Purportedly found in Cyprus. Sir Henry Bulwer, GCMG (1836-1914)

Legal notes

Given by Sir Henry Bulwer, GCMG

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.5 cm
Height: 8.0 cm
Width: 21.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1914) by Bulwer, Henry


15th Century#
Circa 1470 CE - 1500 CE


The Veneto or Emilia-Romagna

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( in green, yellow, and manganese)
Front composed of lead-glaze

Materials used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10-1914
Primary reference Number: 71149
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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