Armorial plate with a shield surmounted by a papal tiara and crossed keysOn display
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Armorial plate with a shield surmounted by a papal tiara and crossed keys
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), painted in blue, orange, brownish-red, green and yellow
Dimensions41.5 cm (diameter)
max. 6 cm (depth)
No. of items
Presented by Mr and Mrs Alain Moatti, 2015.
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), pp. 110-112 no. 46