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Fragment: C.276-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Renaissance maiolica fragment, painted in dark blue and yellow with two tendrils and point of a leaf.

Fragment, probably from a jug. Buff earthenware, lead-glazed brownish-yellow on the interior, tin-glazed white on the exterior. Painted in dark blue with a touch of yellow.
Elongated rectangular shape, wider at one end than the other.
Decorated with the ends of two tendrils and the point of a leaf.

Notes

History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Measurements and weight

Length: 9.5 cm
Width: 4.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

15th Century, Late
16th Century, Early#
Renaissance
Circa 1475 - 1525

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( dark blue with a touch of yellow)
Interior composed of lead-glaze
Exterior composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.276-1991
Primary reference Number: 74036
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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