Plate, moulded in relief and gilt, with a shield of arms and heraldic devicesOn display
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Plate, moulded in relief and gilt, with a shield of arms and heraldic devices
Datec. 1630 - 1660
Material and technique
earthenware, glazed, some gilding
Dimensions21.6 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Revd Greville John Chester, 1889.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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), pp. 407-408 no. 217