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Fragment: C.120-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Deruta pottery (Probably)

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Description

Fragment of a plate or dish. Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted in blue, green, yellow, orange, and brown. Five-sided, with part of the footring on the underside. Decorated with part of the top half of a male Saint with halo, and on the left, the upper part of a palm (?).

Notes

History note: Found at Perugia by R.C. Bosanquet probably in July 1904

Legal notes

Given by R.C. Bosanquet

Measurements and weight

Length: 7.5 cm
Width: 5.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Deruta ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - 1700 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: K 4
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label
  • Text: P
  • Method of creation: In black
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.120-1904
Primary reference Number: 81144
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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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