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Plate: C.239-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Domenego da Venezia (Workshop)

Description

Renaissance maiolica plate, painted in polychrome with the goddess Diana sitting facing to the right on a rock.

Plate. Earthenware, tin-glazed pale beige overall. Painted in blue, green, yellow, orange, manganese-purple, brownish-black, and white.
Shape 51. Circular with sloping rim and shallow well, slightly convex in the centre.
The goddess Diana sits facing to the right on a rock. She has a purple drape and holds her bow in her left hand. In the foreground is a stony path and grass; in the background, blue hills and sky. A narrow blue band and a wider yellow band 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, 1950.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20.4 cm
Height: 2.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Renaissance
Circa 1560 - 1570

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, yellow, orange, manganese-purple, brownish-black, and white)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Earthenware, tin-glazed pale beige overall. Painted in blue, green, yellow, orange, manganese-purple, brownish-black, and white.

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.239-1991
Primary reference Number: 73430
Packing number: EURCER 672
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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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