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Fragment: C.118-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Deruta pottery (Probably)

Entities

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Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in blue, yellow, orange, and manganese-purple. Three-sided with a moulded raised area on the left end. The lower part (minus feet) of a Saint holding a book, standing against a yellow background with orange striations over it.

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. The Orvieto pieces, with a few exceptions were found in excavating foundations for houses near the Cathedral.'

Legal notes

Given by R.C. Bosanquet

Measurements and weight

Length: 7.1 cm
Width: 5.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Deruta ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th Century
17th Century#
Circa 1500 CE - 1700 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in blue, yellow, orange, and manganese-purple.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with blue border

  • Text: K 3
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.118-1904
Primary reference Number: 81142
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 21 March 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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