Broad-rimmed bowl with Diana and ActeonOn display
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Broad-rimmed bowl with Diana and Acteon
Artist/makerprobably Sforza di Marcantonio (active c. 1543 - died 1580)
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica)
Dimensions19.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Harold Bompas, 1941.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
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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. 204-205 no. 85