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Renaissance Maiolica Salt

Image attached to C.228-1991

An image of Maiolica salt. Painted in polychrome with a nymph, masks, herms and female nudes. Production Place: Urbino, The Marches. Tin-glazed earthenware, height 20.0 cm, width 22.4 cm, length 27.2 cm, circa 1550-1560. Renaissance.

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Maiolica salt. Painted in polychrome with a nymph, masks, herms and female nudes. Production Place: Urbino, The Marches. Tin-glazed earthenware, height 20.0 cm, width 22.4 cm, length 27.2 cm, circa 1550-1560. Renaissance.

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  • Accession Number: C.228-1991
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 683 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 678.63kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2008:11:13 12:03:00

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16th Century caryatids earthenware enamel enamelled female nude Fitz_AA glazed grotesque herm hexagonal Italian Late Renaissance maiolica mask nude nymphs polychrome pottery Renaissance salt salts tin-glazed

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