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Plate: C.2176-1928

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unidentified Montelupo potter (Maker)

Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed pale cream on the front and sides of the reverse, which are tinged with green on the left; the base has a few random areas of glaze. Painted in green, yellow, grey, and manganese. Shape 67. Circular with curved sides and slightly everted rim, standing on a flat base.
In the middle, there is a vine leaf within a manganese circle surrounded by five small yellow cones, five vine leaves, and five half leaves pointing inwards from the rim. The leaves and cones are outlined in manganese and enclosed by grey wavy lines. The back is decorated with three concentric manganese bands midway across the sides.

Notes

History note: Unknown.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 32.5 cm
Height: 6.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Montelupo ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - 1700 CE

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Earthenware, tin-glazed pale cream on the front and sides of the reverse, which are tinged with green on the left; the base has a few random areas of glaze. Painted in green, yellow, grey, and manganese.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2176-1928
Primary reference Number: 80775
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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