Skip to main content

Fragment: C.28-1904

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Fragment of a dish or bowl rim. Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in blue and silver-yellow lustre.
Roughly three sided fragment.
On the front, a pointed ray, part of another, and two stems with buds; on the edge, a lustre band flanked by two blue bands, a blue band and a lustre band on the edge.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Length: 5.8 cm
Width: 5.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Deruta ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Renaissance
Circa 1500 - 1550

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. Painted in blue and silver-yellow lustre.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with blue border

  • Text: E 8
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.28-1904
Primary reference Number: 80902
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Fragment" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/80902 Accessed: 2022-05-29 08:48:47

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/80902 |title=Fragment |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-05-29 08:48:47|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...