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Fragment: C.111-1904

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Deruta pottery (Probably)

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Description

Fragment of a dish. Pinkish-buff earthenware, moulded in relief on the interior with a dolphin and scrolls, and tin-glazed off-white on both sides. Painted in blue.
Irregularly-shaped four-sided fragment of the curved side and edge of a dish.
The motif is reserved in a blue ground and the edge of the rim is uncoloured. The glaze has crawled on the reverse.

Notes

History note: Found in Perugia.

Legal notes

Given by R.C. Bosanquet

Measurements and weight

Length: 7.3 cm
Width: 4.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Deruta ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Renaissance
Circa 1520 CE - 1550 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( in blue)
Interior

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with blue border

  • Text: I 12
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in red ink
  • Type: Label
  • Text: P
  • Method of creation: In black ink
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.111-1904
Primary reference Number: 81134
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 March 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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