Two tiles with heraldic beastsOn display
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Two tiles with heraldic beasts
Date1617 - 1627
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica)
Dimensions22 cm approx. (height)
22 cm approx. (width)
No. of items
Presented by Dr Anthony Ray, 1960.
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), p. 389 no. 205