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Bowl: EC.4-1940

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Maker(s)

Probably Unknown (Maker)

Description

Buff earthenware coated with white slip except for the underside of the foot. The inside is incised and painted in green and brownish-yellow under lead glaze which extends over the outside. Shape 93.
A central medallion with a rope edge encloses a recumbent deer and a stylised flowerhead. The sides are decorated with 'San Bernardino rays' and vertical lines between pairs of horizontal bands.

Notes

History note: Not known before George Davis Hornblower (1864-1951) by whom given

Legal notes

Given by G.D. Hornblower, OBE

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.5 cm
Height: 5.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Padua ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940) by Hornblower, G. D., OBE

Dating

Late 15th century
Renaissance
Circa 1470 - 1500 1500

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of high-temperature colours ( green and brownish-yellow) Foot: Diameter 5.0 cm

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Slip-coated : Buff earthenware coated with white slip except for the underside of the foot. The inside is incised and painted in green and brownish-yellow under lead glaze which extends over the outside.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.4-1940
Primary reference Number: 76972
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Bowl" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/76972 Accessed: 2021-12-07 21:40:33

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