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God Appearing to Isaac: C.318-1991

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Object information

Titles

God Appearing to Isaac

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

White earthenware, glazed dark blue, painted in white enamel and gilt

White earthenware glazed dark blue overall except for the underside of the footring, painted in white enamel, and gilded. Circular wth shallow curved sides, standing on a footring. In the middle, within a white circle, is 'God appearing to Isaac' after the fresco in the Vatican Loggie. Round the sides is a border of scrolling foliage and flowers with five corn stalks at the top. There is a narrow white band rojund the rim and a gold band on the edge.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 33 cm
Height: 4.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second half of 19th Century
1850 CE - 1900 1900 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of enamel ( white)

Materials used in production

blue Glaze white Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 35
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in white enamel
  • Mark

Inscription present: Rectangular wth serrated edge and blue border

  • Text: 34
  • Location: On back
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue-black ink
  • Label
  • Text: EPH/Ä H
  • Location: On back
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue black ink
  • Label
  • Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.318-1991
Primary reference Number: 74455
Packing number: EURCER 141
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 25 October 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Dish" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74455 Accessed: 2022-01-28 21:58:23

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