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Fragment: C.27-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

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Description

Fragment of a dish rim. Pinkish-buff earthenware, thickly potted, tin-glazed on the front, and lead-glazed pale yellowish-brown on the back. Painted in dark blue, pale blue, yellow and brownish-orange.
Irregularly-shaped four-sided fragment of the shoulder and part of the rim.
On the shoulder, a broad pale blue band. On the rim, part of a border of dark blue lozenge with a yellow centre, and to the lfet of it, on the well side, an orange bud and yellow leaf.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.0 cm
Length: 5.2 cm
Width: 5.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Montelupo ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 16th Century
Renaissance
Circa 1500 CE - 1525 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( dark blue, pale blue, yellow and brownish-orange)
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 7
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.27-1904
Primary reference Number: 80901
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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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