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Fragment: C.26-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Fragment of a dish. Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on the front and lead-glazed pale brown on the back. Painted in blue and silver-yellow lustre.
Triangular fragment.
Scale pattern.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.1 cm
Length: 5.2 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 - 1550

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( in blue) reduced pigment lustre ( silver-yellow lustre)
Back composed of lead-glaze
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with blue border

  • Text: E 6
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.26-1904
Primary reference Number: 80900
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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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