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Fragment: C.16-1910

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown (Probably)




Fragment of a dish centre. Red earthenware, the front covered with cream slip, incised, and coloured in blue, green and yellow under lead glaze. Approximately circular with irregularly-shaped edge, standing on a footring.
An oval shield charged with a fess coloured yellow, surrounded by formal foliage. The reverse is unglazed and has four large red splodges of an unidentified material on the base and footring.


History note: Acquired in northern Italy, probably in Padua, between 1908-1910 by the donor, Richard Sneade Brown (1851-1917)

Legal notes

Given by R.S. Brown

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.7 cm
Height: 1.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Padua ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


16th century
Circa 1500 CE - 1600 CE


Probably The Veneto, Padua, or from Emilia-Romagna

School or Style


Components of the work

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

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with blue octagonal border

  • Text: 74f
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in pencil
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.16-1910
Primary reference Number: 81162
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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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