4 floor tiles with cuspid quatrefoil in strapwork with linking semi circlesOn display
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4 floor tiles with cuspid quatrefoil in strapwork with linking semi circles
Date1580 - 1610
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed, polychrome
Dimensions14.6 cm (length)
14.6 cm (width)
1.75 cm (depth)
No. of items
Presented by Dr Anthony Ray, 2005.
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.
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 448 no. 248