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Fragment: C.64-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

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Description

Fragment of a dish (crespina). Cream earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in blue, green, yellow and orange.
Approximately square fragment with a curve on one edge, and a vertical depression on the front.
On the front (inside), part of an a quartieri design of foliage on a green ground and on an orange ground. On the reverse, a blue stripe flanked by yellow stripes, each with six short orange transverse stripes.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.4 cm
Width: 3.9 cm

Relative size of this object

3.9 cm3.4 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Faenza ⪼ Emilia-Romagna ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid-16th Century
Renaissance
Circa 1545 CE - 1570 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Cream earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in blue, green, yellow and orange.

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Text: F 28
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.64-1904
Primary reference Number: 80945
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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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