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Tile fragment: C.131-1927

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

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.

Notes

History note: Purportedly purchased in Siena by F. Leverton Harris.

Legal notes

F. Leverton Harris Bequest, 1926

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.9 cm
Height: 9.9 cm
Width: 9.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Siena ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1926) by Harris, F. Leverton, The Right Hon.

Dating

16th Century
Renaissance
Production date: circa AD 1509

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, yellow and black)
Upper Surface composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.131-1927
Primary reference Number: 81167
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 22 January 2014 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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