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Panel: C.2241-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unidentified Castelli potter (Maker)

Description

Maiolica panel, painted in polychrome with a river scene, including buildings, two bridges, and the sun rising over mountains.

Earthenware, glossy white tin-glaze on the front and a little glaze on the back. Painted in blue, shades of sage-green, pale yellow, orange, brown, and manganese. Rectangular.
A river scene with castellated and other buildings along the banks and on rocky promontories, two bridges, and the sun rising over mountains in the background. A manganese line and an orange line run round the outer edge.

Notes

History note: Countess Howard de Walden; Thomas Sutton, Eastbourne, from whom purchased in February 1900 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher for £3.3.0 `This piece was the best of the placques which I obtained from the Howard de Walden collection.' (Typed Cat 1129).

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.8 cm
Height: 21.5 cm
Width: 26.0 cm

Relative size of this object

26 cm21.5 cm1.8 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Castelli ⪼ The Abruzzi ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

18th century
Circa 1720 CE - 1760 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( in blue, shades of sage-green, pale yellow, orange, brown, and manganese.) Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2241-1928
Primary reference Number: 80770
Old object number: 1129
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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