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Maker(s)

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Description

Maiolica figure of a woman holding a green palm branch, painted in green, yellow and brown.

Earthenware, tin-glazed pale beige on the exterior and hollow interior. Painted in green, yellow, and manganese-brown.
Thrown conical body, hand-modelled in the round at the front, and semi-circular at the back.
The woman stands holding a green palm branch in her left hand. She wears a yellow pleated dress with green spots, fastened at the waist by a yellow belt and brown buckle. She has a string of brown beads round her neck and brown shoes.

Notes

History note: Signor Avvocato Marcioni or Cavaliere Capitano Lucatelli; Sotheby's, 16-17 [17] February 1914, Catalogue of the collections of early Italian pottery formed by Signor Avvocato Marcioni and Cavaliere Capitano Lucatelli of Orvieto, part of lot 252; sold to Wilde. Dr J.W.L. Glaisher.

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 18.8 cm
Height: 42.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Caltagirone ⪼ Sicily ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

19th century
Circa 1800 CE - 1900 1900 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of high-temperature colours ( in green, yellow, and manganese-brown) Exterior: composed of tin-glaze Base: Width 16.3 cm
Body: Front:

Materials used in production

Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2259-1928
Primary reference Number: 80817
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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