Lustre bowlOn display
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Artist/makerAlan Caiger-Smith (1930 - 2020) (potter)
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed, red and reddish-brown lustre decoration
Dimensions10.2 cm (height)
21.1 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Alan Caiger-Smith, the artist, 2004.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.
Metallic sheen obtained by applying a mixture of metallic oxides onto an already glazed ceramic that is refired at a reduced atmosphere.
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 501 no. 281