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Fragment: C.11-1910

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Unknown




Fragment of a dish. Pale brown earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted ion the front in bright blue. Approximately triangular section of a dish including part of the slightly everted rim. Part of a floral design including a tulip and foliage, part of three blue concentric circles, and on the edge, a zig-zag border made up of single and double lines.


History note: Acquired in northern Italy between 1908-1910, probably from Bologna; Richard Sneade Brown (1851-1917) of Heathcote, Worthing

Legal notes

Given by R.S. Brown

Measurements and weight

Length: 12.0 cm
Width: 7.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century
Circa 1600 - 1700

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( in bright blue)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Pale brown earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides, and painted on the front in bright blue.

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Text: 60
  • Location: On back
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in red
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11-1910
Primary reference Number: 81157
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 April 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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