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Fragment: C.62-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Probably Unknown (Production)

Description

Fragment of dish rim. Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in dark blue, yellow and orange.
Triangular fragment with curved outer edge.
Part of a blue medallion containing the upper part of the head of a man wearing a bandeau. Above, an area of orange ground and a blue scroll or stem enclosing yellow ground. The edge is yellow. On the reverse, part of a blue petal, transversly striped in orange, and three triangular lines enclosing blue dots. 'Petal back' type.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Length: 5.0 cm
Width: 4.7 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 CE - 1530 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( in dark blue, yellow and orange)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Text: F 26
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.62-1904
Primary reference Number: 80941
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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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