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Salver: C.256-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Uncertain Manardi family (Factory)
Uncertain Unknown (Factory)


Salver, maiolica, painted in blue with a putto between stylised trees

Cream earthenware, tin-glazed pale greyish-blue overall. Painted in dark blue.Circular with upturned edge, standing on a low foot.A putto with a drape over his shoulder stands between trees in a landscape.


History note: William Ridout; Christie's, 13 December 1938, The William Ridout collection of Italian majolica, European pottery, faience and delftware, part of lot 76; H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

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H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 27.2 cm
Height: 5.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bassano ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th century
Circa 1700 CE - 1725 CE


Northern Italy; perhaps Lombardy, or the Veneto, Bassano, Manardi factory

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( in blue)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Cream earthenware, tin-glazed pale greyish-blue overall. Painted in dark blue.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.256-1991
Primary reference Number: 73720
Packing number: EURCER 677
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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