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Fragment of a bowl: C.671-1927

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Fragment of a bowl


Production: Unknown (Probably)




Fragment of the rim and side of a tin-glazed earthenware bowl painted in green and brown

Fragment of rim and side of a bowl. Cream earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed off-white on the interior and upper part of the exterior, and painted on the interior in copper-green and manganese--brown. Three-sided fragment of a bowl with an incurved and thickened rim. Decorated with the tip of a leaf (?) below two horizontal manganese bands, a row of blurred green circles of chain pattern, and a manganese band.


History note: Purportedly acquired in Siena by the donor.

Place(s) associated

  • Siena ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1926) by Harris, Frederick Leverton


Circa 1250 CE - 1450 CE


Purportedly found in Siena

School or Style

maiolica arcaica

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( copper-green, manganese-brown)
Surface composed of tin-glaze ( interior and upper part of exterior)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.671-1927
Primary reference Number: 86213
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 8 April 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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