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Fragment: C.19-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Uncertain Unknown (Production)

Description

Fragment of dish centre. Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in silver-yellow lustre and pinkish-red lustre.
Five-sided oblong fragment with part of a raised circle on the front, and part of the footring on the back, surrounded by part of two concentric ridges.
Within a pinkish-red raised curved is part of the shoulder of a girl wearing a necklace of beads. Below is part of a yellow lustre scroll and a pink spot.

Notes

History note: Probably excavated near the Duomo in Orvieto where purchased by the donor.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.7 cm
Length: 7.0 cm
Width: 4.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Deruta ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1904) by Bosanquet, R. C.

Dating

16th century
Circa 1500 CE - 1520 CE

Note

Red lustre was used with gold lustre on early Deruta maiolica but was abandonned at an unknown date

Components of the work

Decoration composed of reduced pigment lustre ( silver-yellow lustre and pinkish-red lustre)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in silver-yellow lustre and pinkish-red lustre.

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.19-1904
Primary reference Number: 80893
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 April 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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