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Fragment: C.8-1910

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unidentified Montelupo potter (Perhaps)
Production: Unknown (Perhaps)




Fragment of a dish centre. Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed on the front and painted in blue, green, and yellow; reverse unglazed. Approximately triangular with part of the footring. Part of the hind legs of a hoofed animal, probably a horse


History note: Acquired in Bologna between 1908 and 1910, by the donor, Richard Sneade Brown (1851-1917) of Heathcote, Worthing

Legal notes

Given by R.S. Brown

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.8 cm
Length: 6.4 cm
Width: 8.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Montelupo ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910-05-30) by Brown, Richard Sneade


Late 16th Century
17th Century
Circa 1575 CE - 1700 CE


Tuscany, Montelupo or Lazio

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: label with octagonal blue border

  • Text: 60
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in pencil
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8-1910
Primary reference Number: 81154
Old object number: 161-1910 (part of)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 May 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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