Tile with a grotesque figure

On display


  • Title

    Tile with a grotesque figure

  • Artist/maker

    workshop of Masséot Abaquesne of Rouen (documented 1524 - 1557) (potter)
  • Associated place

    Rouen (place of creation)
    Château d’Ecouen (former location)
  • Date

    c. 1550
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, tin-glazed, faience, enamelled

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    11.3 cm (height)
    11.2 cm (width)
    2.6 cm (depth)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased with the assistance of Mr Martin Foley, 2010.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Glossary of terms


Further reading

Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 470 no. 260

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