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Maiolica pharmacy bottle with a scroll

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An image of Maiolica Pharmacy Bottle. Unidentified Castel Durante or Pesaro potter. On the front is a scroll inscribed in blue Roman capitals `C DE FENOCHI'. Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed overall, the interior appearing cream. Painted in blue, yellowish-green, yellow, and orange, height 22.2 cm, diameter 15.4 cm, circa 1550-1600. Renaissance. Production Note: Probably made in Castel Durante, or in Pesaro.

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Maiolica Pharmacy Bottle. Unidentified Castel Durante or Pesaro potter. On the front is a scroll inscribed in blue Roman capitals `C DE FENOCHI'. Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed overall, the interior appearing cream. Painted in blue, yellowish-green, yellow, and orange, height 22.2 cm, diameter 15.4 cm, circa 1550-1600. Renaissance. Production Note: Probably made in Castel Durante, or in Pesaro.

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  • Accession Number: C.5-1952
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 85
  • Camera: NIKON D800
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 711 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 405.49kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2014:03:05 12:05:03

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16th Century bottle earthenware Fitz_AA glazed green inscribed inscriptions Italian Italy Late Renaissance leaves maiolica pharmacy bottle Renaissance scroll tin-glazed

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