Bowl with the story of Ceyx and Alcyone

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Details

  • Title

    Bowl with the story of Ceyx and Alcyone

  • Associated place

    Pesaro (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1498 - 1500
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), ainted in blue, purple, orange, pale green, yellow and black

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    29.4 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased with the assistance of the Friends of the Ashmolean, the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, the Art Fund, and private donations, 2006.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA2006.3

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Glossary of terms

earthenware

Further reading

Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), pp.126-129 no. 53

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