Bowl, decorated in crystalline lustreOn display
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Bowl, decorated in crystalline lustre
Date2003 - 2008
Material and technique
earthenware, lead glazed, decorated in blue and golden-red lustre
Dimensions26.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Davide Servadei, 2008.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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.
Metallic sheen obtained by applying a mixture of metallic oxides onto an already glazed ceramic that is refired at a reduced atmosphere.
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 359 no. 186