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Fragment: C.15-1910

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown (Probably)




Fragment of a dish. Pale brown earthenware, the upper side coated with cream slip, cut away, incised, and coloured in green and brownish-yellow under lead glaze. The reverse is undecorated. Four-sided, almost lozenge-shaped.
Part of a geometrical design radiating from the centre, with squares, bands, and stepped motifs.


History note: Acquired in northern Italy between 1908-1910 by the donor. Probably from Bologna.

Legal notes

Given by R.S. Brown

Measurements and weight

Length: 6.4 cm
Width: 4.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bologna ⪼ Emilia-Romagna ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


16th Century
Circa 1500 - 1600

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( in green and brownish-yellow)
Upper Side composed of lead-glaze

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with blue octagonal border

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.15-1910
Primary reference Number: 81161
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 April 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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