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Date1520 - 1550 or c. 1900
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica)
Dimensions30 cm (height)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Francis Falconer Madan, 1962.
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. 364 no. 189