Vase marked 'ihs', Italian tinglaze earthenwareOn display
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Vase marked 'ihs', Italian tinglaze earthenware
Associated peopleRupert Leo Scott Bruce-Mitford (1914 - 1994) (excavator)
Date16th - 17th century (1501 - 1700)
Historical period (Britain) (AD1000 - 2000)
Material and technique
Dimensions11.5 cm (height)
No. of items
Presented by the Curators of the Bodleian Library, 1937.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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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), pp. 474-475 no. 262