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Stove tile: C.21-1910

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Maker(s)

Unidentified German pottery (Maker)

Description

Buff earthenware, moulded in relief and covered with a dark green lead-glaze on the front. Rectangular. The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St. John standing on the left and right of the Cross which is set under an arch decorated with foliage, supported on two fluted columns. The relief is recessed within a moulded frame.

Notes

History note: Unknown before the donor, Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow, MA

Legal notes

Given by T.D. Barlow

Measurements and weight

Depth: 3.8 cm
Height: 43.0 cm
Width: 38.0 cm

Relative size of this object

38 cm43 cm3.8 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910-10-21) by Barlow, Thomas Dalmahoy, Sir

Dating

Late 16th Century
Circa 1560 CE - 1600 1600 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Glaze: composed of lead-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding in relief : Earthenware, moulded in relief and covered with a dark green lead-glaze on the front

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.21-1910
Primary reference Number: 15900
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 28 February 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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