Bowl with Caesar presented with the head of PompeyOn display
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Bowl with Caesar presented with the head of Pompey
Artist/makerBaldassare Manara (active 1526 - 1547)
Datec. 1530 - 1540
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica)
Dimensions25 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1899.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
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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 and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), pp. 96-98 no. 37