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Fragment: C.38-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Unknown (Production)


Fragment of the centre of a Piatto da Pompa. Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on the front and lead-glazed on the reverse. Painted in blue, yellow and orange.
Four-sided fragment with part of the footring with a suspension hole.
Part of the shoulder and head of a Turk wearing a turban and going to the left.


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

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.2 cm
Length: 9.3 cm
Width: 7.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Deruta ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


16th century
Circa 1535 - 1555

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( in blue, yellow, and orange) Reverse composed of lead-glaze Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with blue border (the F like a 7 crossed)

  • Text: F 2
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.38-1904
Primary reference Number: 80916
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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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