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Fragments: C.135A-H-1927

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Eight fragments (3 joined, 3 joined and 2 separate) of a broad-rimmed bowl. Pale red earthenware, tin-glazed white on both sides and painted in blue. In the well there are C-scrolls with a narrow and a wide band above. On the rim there is a border of scrolling foliage interrupted by 'bull's eye' motifs and a narrow band and a wide band on the outer edge. The back is decorated with radiating squiggles, crossed rhomboids and spots.


History note: Purportedly purchased in Siena by F. Leverton Harris.

Place(s) associated

  • Siena ⪼ Tuscany ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1926) by Harris, F. Leverton, The Right Hon.


16th century
Circa 1500 CE - 1525 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue) tin-glaze Fragment B Depth 0.7 cm Length 5.3 cm Width 5.8 cm
Fragment F-H Depth 0.7 cm Length 9.2 cm Width 5.8 cm
Fragment A Depth 2.5 cm Length 5.5 cm Width 7.8 cm
Fragment C-E Depth 4.0 cm Length 11.7 cm Width 9.2 cm

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.135A-H-1927
Primary reference Number: 48133
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 10 October 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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