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Fragment: C.297-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unidentified Valencian pottery (Production)

Description

Pale pinkish-buff earthenware, tin-glazed pale beige on both sides and painted in reddish-gold lustre. Approximately fan-shaped with a slight boss in the middle. Decorated with a network of four lines, with a cross in the centre, and two leaves on either side of a diagonally striped leaf or cone. The back is decorated with parts of concentric circles; three narrow, one wide, two narrow, one wide

Notes

History note: Unknown before 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

Width: 11.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Circa 1500 - 1599

School or Style

Hispano-Moresque

Materials used in production

Lustre Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lustred Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label with serrated edge

  • Text: 450/a
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in pencil
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.297-1991
Primary reference Number: 74255
Packing number: EURCER 655
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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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