Dish on high foot, Cupid and grotesque decorationOn display
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Dish on high foot, Cupid and grotesque decoration
Date1610 - 1650
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), polychrome
Dimensions6.5 cm (height)
25.1 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Dr Anthony Ray, 1995.
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. 286 no. 133