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Fragment: C.55-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unidentified Deruta pottery (Possibly)
Production: Unidentified Orvieto pottery (Possibly)




Fragment of a bowl or dish centre. Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in yellow and orange.
Approximately semi-circular convex fragment with small part of the side.
Half of a central medallion containing at the intersections, surrounded by a yellow band.


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

Measurements and weight

Length: 5.8 cm
Width: 3.8 cm

Place(s) associated

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

Acquisition and important dates

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


15th Century, Late
16th Century, Early#
Circa 1475 CE - 1525 CE


Deruta or Orvieto

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( yellow and orange)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in yellow and orange.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with blue border (the F written as 7 crossed)

  • Text: F 19
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.55-1904
Primary reference Number: 80934
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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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