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Madonna col Bambino: C.61-1992

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Madonna col Bambino


Production: Eglin, Philip




Earthenware coated with white slip, clear-glazed and decorated with glazes coloured blue, yellow, greenish-yellow, purple, reddish-brown, brown, grey, and black which are streaked and dribbled over the surface The Madonna sits on a square block on a rectangular pedestal raised on four feet moulded from the lower end of light bulbs. Her head is turned slightly to the right. Her left leg is forward with the foot flat, and her right leg is bent so that the foot rests on the toes beside the pedestal. The suckling infant boy sits on her left thigh, and she supports him with her left arm and right hand. The word 'Madonna' is painted vertically on the inside of her left calf, and is repeated larger on the block, 'Ma/do/nn/a'. The word 'bambino' is painted on the lower part of her body


History note: Purchased from the potter

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Depth: 36.5 cm
Height: 73 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Mucklestone ⪼ Shropshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992-03-02) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


20th Century, Late#
Elizabeth I
Production date: circa AD 1992

Components of the work

Decoration composed of oxides
Feet Of Base

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.61-1992
Primary reference Number: 81869
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 April 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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