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Fragment: C.25-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in blue and silver-yellow lustre. The strap handle and part of the neck and rim, probably of a two-handled vase. The neck is decorated on the outside with a reticulated pattern resembling peacock feather eyes. The rim and handle are lustred, and there is a blue horizontal band below the latter.

Notes

History note: Probably found near the Duomo in Orvieto, where acquired by the donor, R.C. Bosanquet

Legal notes

Given by R.C. Bosanquet

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.0 cm
Width: 5.7 cm

Relative size of this object

5.7 cm6 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

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

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( in 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, and painted in blue and silver-yellow lustre.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with blue border

  • Text: E 5
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.25-1904
Primary reference Number: 80899
Old object number: E 5
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 December 2016 Last processed: Saturday 22 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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