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Bowl: C.44-1931

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 6 (Upper Marlay): case 4, shelf B


Unknown (Maker)


Maiolica bowl with a broad rim, painted in blue, green, yellow and orange, with the arms of Ridolfi and a chief of the Order of the Knights Hospitallers of St John, superimposed on a landscape.

Bowl with broad rim. Earthenware. Tin-glazed creamy-white overall. Painted in blue, green, yellow, and orange.


History note: T.J. Gaisford-St Lawrence; Sotheby's, 25 June 1931, lot 46.

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 26.5 cm
Height: 4.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Urbino ⪼ The Marches ⪼ Italy
  • Castel Durante ⪼ The Marches ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1931) by Sotheby's


Early 16th Century
Circa 1515 CE - 1525 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Earthenware. Tin-glazed creamy-white overall. Painted in blue, green, yellow, and orange.

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.44-1931
Primary reference Number: 81207
Glaisher catalogue number: 2208
Glaisher additions: C.35-1931
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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