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Fragment: C.15-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

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Description

Fragment of a shallow bowl or dish. Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted blue, yellow, orange and manganese.
Circular convex centre of a bowl or dish with a little of the sides.
An orange central medallion painted in greyish-manganese with a three-quarter length figure of a Saint (perhaps St Francis), holding a crucifix, in profile to left; on the sides, parts of debased grotesques.

Notes

History note: Probably excavated near the Duomo in Orvieto where purchased by the donor.

Measurements and weight

Length: 7.8 cm
Width: 6.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Deruta ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1904) by Bosanquet, R. C.

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1600 - 1650

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, yellow, orange and manganese)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, tin-glazed on both sides. Painted blue, yellow, orange and manganese.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with blue border

  • Text: C 3
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.15-1904
Primary reference Number: 80889
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 December 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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