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Plate: C.9-1914

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Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Reddish-buff earthenware (little visible), covered overall with speckly beige tin-glaze with three spur marks in the middle. Painted in dark yellow, green and manganese.Shape 67 but shallower. Circular with shallow curved sides.
A central dark yellow anti-clockwise spiral is surrounded by four vine leaves on stalks. On the rim, between the leaves, there are four dabs of green, indicating the bases of four more leaves. The background is scattered with pale manganese loops and curved lines.


History note: Sir Henry Bulwer, GCMG.

Legal notes

Given by Sir Henry Bulwer, GCMG.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.4 cm
Height: 4.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Montelupo ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1914) by Bulwer, Henry


17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - 1700 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( dark yellow, green and manganese)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Reddish-buff earthenware (little visible), covered overall with speckly beige tin-glaze with three spur marks in the middle. Painted in dark yellow, green and manganese.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9-1914
Primary reference Number: 76361
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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