Creamware figure of Pope Pius VI on horseback

Details

  • Title

    Creamware figure of Pope Pius VI on horseback

  • Artist/maker

    probably Antonio and Lorenzo Cialli workshop (active c. .1783 – 1784)
  • Associated place

    Rome (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1783 - 1784
    c. 1785
    late 18th century
  • Material and technique

    earthenware; Tin-glazed (Maiolica)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    45 cm (height)
    29.5 cm (width)
    13.3 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1965.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1965.72

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Glossary of terms

earthenware

Further reading

Penny, Nicholas, Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: 1540 to the Present Day, 3 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992), no. 108

Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), pp. 376-377 no. 197

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