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5631, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5631
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Late imitation of Andrén 1940, no. II:39
  • Remarks: Floral raking sima with lily pattern composed of roses and lily-cups below perforated guilloche with square holes on top for meniskos, Diam 0.6. H guilloche 6, D 4.2. H roll 0.7, D 3.8. H flat border 1.1, D 3.5. On back 2 rectangular ridges from tile backer onto back of plaque, W 3.5. Later replacement?
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 184, no. II:49, Pl. 70:233
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Lily pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24.5
  • Width: 41.7
  • MPD: 10.8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Blue/black lower strand of guilloche, ground behind floral frieze. Red upper strand of guilloche, scallop band below guilloche, lilies and round knobs, central row of diamonds 5R 4/4.
  • Height main field: 16.7
  • Decoration main field: Lily pattern
  • Thickness plaque: 3.4
  • Thickness including relief: 3.9
  • Th. tile backer: 3
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted black/ white/ red bands, TD 3.8 behind which painted lotus and circumscribing palmettes.
  • Thickness tile backer: 3
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted black/ white/ red bands, TD 3.8 behind which painted lotus and circumscribing palmettes.
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