The Virgin and ChildOn display
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The Virgin and Child
Datec. 1490 - 1500
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica)
Dimensions67.3 cm (height)
25.4 cm at base (width)
19.8 cm at base (depth)
No. of items
Presented by Edmund Houghton, 1948.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
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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.