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Bowl: C.202-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Renaissance maiolica shallow bowl, painted in polychrome with a woman playing a lute in a landscape.

Bowl. Dark buff earthenware, tin-glazed overall. Painted in blue, green, yellow, orange, and brown.
Shape approximately 77. Circular with shallow curved sides standing on a narrow solid foot.
A woman, wearing contemporary costume and playing a lute, sits on a grassy bank in a landscape with a tree on the left, a house on the right, a lake or river, and distant mountains. Narrow blue and yellow bands encircle the rim.

Notes

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

Legal notes

H.S. Reitlinger Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 16.1 cm
Height: 4.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Deruta ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Renaissance
Circa 1530 - 1550

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, yellow, orange, and brown)
Foot Diameter 6.5 cm

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Dark buff earthenware, tin-glazed overall. Painted in blue, green, yellow, orange, and brown.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: the remains of a rectangular label

  • Text: o--
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in pencil
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: circular with serrated edge

  • Text: 392/n
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in pencil
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.202-1991
Primary reference Number: 73021
Packing number: EURCER 360
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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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