Marbled slipware dishOn display
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Marbled slipware dish
Date1560 - 1600
1st half of the 17th century
Material and technique
earthenware, slipcoated; slipware marbled
Dimensions5.7 cm (height)
23.2 cm (width)
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), 31