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Artist/makerworkshop of Virgilio Calamelli (active 1531 - 1580)
Datec. 1540 - 1580
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), Faenza white
Dimensions22.5 cm (diameter)
5.5 cm (depth)
No. of items
Presented by Giorgio and Justin Raccanello, 2007.
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.
Bofelli, Roberto, ‘Sulle tracce della Famiglia Fondra... ad Oxford’, Quaderni Brembani 15, (2016), pp. 64-68
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 106 no. 43