Bowl with Aeneas at CarthageOn display
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Bowl with Aeneas at Carthage
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), painted in brown, grey, orange, blue and white
Dimensions25.3 cm (diameter)
6 cm (depth)
No. of items
Purchased with a donation through Americans for Oxford in honour of Timothy Wilson and a donation from Martin Foley in memory of Felicity Mallet, 2014.
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. 170-171 no. 66