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Bowl with the Decollation of St John the Baptist
Artist/makerworkshop of Maestro Giorgio Andreoli (c. 1465-1470 - c. 1553)
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), lustred
Dimensions27.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1896.
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.
Woodward, John, Treasures in Oxford (The British Council, 1951), Introduction
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), pp. 251-253 no. 111