Arista tile with the Medici device of ring and feathersOn display
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Arista tile with the Medici device of ring and feathers
Artist/makerworkshop of Niculoso Francisco Pisano (1470 - 1529) (manufacturer)
Date1515 - 1520
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed, arista technique, polychrome
Dimensions14.2 cm (height)
14.2 cm (width)
No. of items
Presented by Dr Anthony Ray, 2002.
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), p. 442 no. 241