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Fragments: C.29-1904

Object information

Maker(s)

Probably Unidentified Deruta pottery (Production)
Perhaps Unidentified Orvieto pottery (Production)

Description

Two joined fragments of a dish rim. Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in blue and silver-yellow lustre.
Fragment with three straightish sides and a length of curved, slightly upturned outer edge.
The upper ends of a ray and plant with buds border, with a blue band flanked by two lustre bands over blue bands above.

Notes

History note: According to a label accompanying a group of fragments including this one given by R.C. Bosanquet they were 'Mostly bought at Orvieto; some pieces (marked P at back) from Perugia. The Orvieto pieces, with a few exceptions were found in excavating foundations for houses near the Cathedral.'

Measurements and weight

Length: 6.4 cm
Width: 2.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Deruta ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy
  • Orvieto ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Renaissance
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. Painted in blue and silver-yellow lustre.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with blue border

  • Text: E 9
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.29-1904
Primary reference Number: 80903
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

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