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Fragment: C.21-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

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Description

Fragment of dish rim. Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in dark blue and silver-yellow lustre.
Six-sided fragment.
On the front, mock gadroons between sets of three dark blue and lustre bands. On the reverse, three spaced lustre bands.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.7 cm
Length: 6.8 cm
Width: 5.3 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 - 1550 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( in dark blue) reduced pigment lustre ( silver-yellow lustre)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with blue border

  • Text: E 1
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.21-1904
Primary reference Number: 80895
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 December 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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