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Tile fragment: C.131-1927
Current Location: In storage
Fragment of a border tile from the Palazzo Petrucci, Siena, Tuscany. Buff earthenware, with a small area of tin-glaze on the upper surface. Painted in blue, green, yellow and black.
A cornucopia, part of a bird and part of a monster on a black ground.
History note: Purportedly purchased in Siena by F. Leverton Harris.
F. Leverton Harris Bequest, 1926
Measurements and weight
Depth: 1.9 cm
Height: 9.9 cm
Width: 9.5 cm
Acquisition and important dates
Method of acquisition: Bequeathed
Harris, F. Leverton, The Right Hon.
School or Style
People, subjects and objects depicted
Components of the work
( blue, green, yellow and black)
Materials used in production
Accession number: C.131-1927
Primary reference Number: 81167
Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
Updated: Wednesday 22 January 2014
Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023
Associated departments & institutions
Owner or interested party:
The Fitzwilliam Museum
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