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Fragment: C.100-1904

Object information

Maker(s)

Probably Unidentified Deruta pottery (Production)

Description

Fragment. Buff earthenware, lead-glazed on the back and tin-glazed on the front. Painted in green, blue, and a little yellow.
Approximately D-shaped.
Part of St Francis' face, upper body and hands showing the stigmata, holding a rosary. Above his hands there are three dots and part of a green and blue motif. The glaze has crazed. On the back is a splodge of green.

Notes

History note: According to a label accompanying a group of fragments including this one given by R.C. Bosanquet they were 'Mostly bought at Orvieto; some pieces (marked P at back) from Perugia. . . '. Bosanquet visited Orvieto in late July 1904.

Legal notes

Given by R.C. Bosanquet

Measurements and weight

Length: 6.3 cm
Width: 4.2 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 - 1600 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( in green, blue, and a little yellow) Back composed of lead-glaze Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with blue border

  • Text: I 1
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label
  • Text: P
  • Method of creation: In black
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.100-1904
Primary reference Number: 81123
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 March 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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