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Fragment: C.36-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Fragment of a bowl or dish rim. Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in dark blue and pale silver-yellow lustre.
Four-sided fragment of rim.
On the front, part of two pointed rays with a stem of buds between them. On the back, two spaced pale lustre bands.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Length: 4.4 cm
Width: 2.8 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 dark blue) reduced pigment lustre ( pale 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 dark blue and pale silver-yellow lustre.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: no label, but was E 16

  • Text: E 16
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.36-1904
Primary reference Number: 80913
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 December 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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