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Fragment: C.31-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Fragment of dish or bowl rim. Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in blue and silver-yellow lustre.
Five-sided fragment of rim.
Part of two pointed rays, alternating with two stems of buds with a serrated edge at the top. On the edge, a lustre band between two blue, a blue band, and a lustre band.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Length: 5.5 cm
Width: 5.7 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 11
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.31-1904
Primary reference Number: 80907
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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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