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Date18th century (1701 - 1800)
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), moulded, blue and white
Dimensions42.6 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
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.
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 335 no. 172