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Fragment: C.4.5-1964

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Deruta pottery

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Description

Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white on both sides and painted in blue. Approximately rectangular with one end wider than the other. Painted with part of an asterisk surrounded by part of two concentric circles.

Notes

History note: Picked up by Bernard Rackham (1876-1964) in April, 1921 at Deruta on the site in preparation for the War Memorial.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Bernard Rackham

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 0.8 cm
Length: 3.5 cm
Width: 2.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Deruta ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964-03-12) by Rackham, Bernard

Dating

16th Century
Renaissance
Circa 1500 CE - 1600 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

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 : Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white on both sides and painted in blue.

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4.5-1964
Primary reference Number: 74885
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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