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Albarello (storage jar)
Datec. 1500 - 1510
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica)
Dimensions13.4 cm (height)
No. of items
Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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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 (Oxford/Phaidon, Christie's in association with the Ashmolean Museum, 1989), 3