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Fragment: C.77-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

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

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Categories

Description

Buff earthenware, the reverse lead-glazed brownish-yellow, the front tin-glazed and painted in greyish blue, dark blue, pale green, yellow, and orange. Four-sided fragment of a dish with part of the well, shallow side, and broad rim which curves up at the edge. In the well is part of a yellow and green background edged by three concentric dark blue circles. On the rim is a band of interlaced arches between pairs of dark blue circles, orange paired leaves, a blue band with oblique dark blue lines over it, and a yellow band round the edge.

Notes

History note: One of a group of sherds, acquired by R.C. Bosanquet in Orvieto, accompanied by a label stating: ‘Mostly bought at Orvieto; some pieces, marked P on the back, from Perugia. The Orvieto pieces, with a few exceptions, were found in excavating foundations for houses near Cathedral.’

Legal notes

Given by R.C. Bosanquet

Measurements and weight

Length: 15.1 cm
Width: 11.0 cm

Place(s) associated

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

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 15th century
Early 16th Century
Circa 1490 CE - 1530 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( greyish blue, dark blue, pale green, yellow, and orange)
Reverse composed of lead-glaze
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label with blue printed border

  • Text: G 13
  • Location: On back of rim
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in red ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.77-1904
Primary reference Number: 81100
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 28 March 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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