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Fragment: C.286-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown (Probably)

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Description

Renaissance, earthenware fragment from a dish centre, slip coated, incised, painted in blue, green and brownish-yellow under lead glaze, with a man's head.

Pale red earthenware, the upper side and part of the reverse coated in white slip. Incised decoration painted in blue, green, and brownish-yellow under lead glaze. Three-sided with a footring on the underside.
A man's head, neck, and part of his shoulder in profile to left.

Notes

History note: Purportedly from the Lagoon in Venice. 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

Diameter: 9.9 cm
Height: 2.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 15th century
Early 16th Century
Renaissance
Circa 1480 - 1520

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( in blue, green, and brownish-yellow)
Front, Part Reverse

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze
Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.286-1991
Primary reference Number: 74144
Packing number: EURCER 420
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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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