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Fragment: C.17-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Faenza pottery (Probably)

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Description

Fragment of a dish centre. Buff earthenware, tin-glazed pale blue on both sides (a berettino glaze). Painted in dark blue, yellow, pale brown and white. Approximately circular with slightly convex centre and irregularly chipped edge. A circular medallion containing a three-quarter length figure of St Dominic, holding a heart in his out-stretched left hand, and a cross and a lily in his right, against a dark blue ground, enclosed by a narrow blue band and a white band with short strokes projecting from it (resembling blanket stitch). On the reverse are the ends of yellow lines and blue squiggles radiating from the concave base.

Notes

History note: Probably from the collection of Frederick Leverton Harris (1864-1926); his widow, Mrs F. Leverton Harris

Legal notes

Given by Mrs F. Leverton Harris

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.9 cm
Height: 1.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Faenza ⪼ Emilia-Romagna ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1928-08-24) by Harris, Frederick Leverton, Mrs

Dating

16th Century
Renaissance
Circa 1515 CE - 1540 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( in dark blue, yellow, pale brown and white)

Materials used in production

pale blue Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, tin-glazed pale blue on both sides (a berettino glaze), and painted in dark blue, yellow, pale brown and white.

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.17-1928
Primary reference Number: 81164
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 December 2023 Last processed: Friday 15 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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