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Date1475 - 1500
Material and technique
earthenware, with decoration incised through a white slip, and colours painted in the glaze
Dimensions17 cm (height)
22.5 cm (base) (diameter)
No. of items
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
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.
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 396 no. 208