Plate with Cerquate and a shield of armsOn display
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Plate with Cerquate and a shield of arms
Artist/makerprobably Painter of the Coalmine Service (active c. 1541 - 1542)
Datec. 1541 - 1542
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), polychrome
Dimensions24.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Madan Fund, MGC/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, the Art Fund, and the Friends of the Ashmolean, 1996.
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.
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), pp. 208-210 no. 87