Albarello, or pharmacy jar, with flower heads and leavesOn display
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Albarello, or pharmacy jar, with flower heads and leaves
Datec. 1480 - 1500
Material and technique
earthenware; Tin-glazed Painted (Maiolica)
Dimensions21.6 cm (height)
No. of items
Presented by Lady Church in accordance with the wishes of her Husband, Sir Arthur H. Church, 1915.
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), p. 67 no. 18