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Jug: C.278-1991

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Renaissance, earthenware jug, slip coated, incised, painted with green and yellow under lead glaze with, on the front, an angel's face.

Red earthenware, coated in white slip, incised, and painted with green and yellow under lead glaze. Bulbous body with projecting base, short flaring neck pinched at the front to form a lip, and broad strap handle. The front is pressed from inside into low relief with a face.
On the front is an angel's face and shoulders flanked by wings.

Notes

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

Legal notes

H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Height: 16.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991-04-29) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

16th century
Renaissance
Circa 1500 CE - 1600 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( green and yellow)
Body Diameter 13.1 cm
Base Diameter 9.9 cm

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Slip-coated : Red earthenware, coated in white slip, incised, and painted with green and yellow under lead glaze.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.278-1991
Primary reference Number: 74069
Packing number: EURCER 425
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 20 March 2022

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

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