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Dish: C.163-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Maiolica fragment of dish, painted in blue and yellow with part of a man's head wearing a helmet.

Fragment of a dish. Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on the front, and thinly tin-glazed on the back, probably over slip. Painted in blue and dark yellow: on the front there is a part of a man's head wearing a helmet with a yellow horse crest, reserved in a blue ground, edged by blue and yellow concentric circles (part of).

Notes

History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.4 cm
Length: 12.3 cm

Relative size of this object

12.3 cm3.4 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

16th century
Renaissance
Circa 1500 - 1550

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue and dark yellow)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Slip-coated : Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on the front, and thinly tin-glazed on the back, probably over slip. Painted in blue and dark yellow.
Painting
Tin-glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.163-1991
Primary reference Number: 72360
Packing number: EURCER 882
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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