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Tile with the arms of Gonzaga
Artist/makerworkshop of Antonio Fideli (active 1493 - 1494)
Datec. 1493 - 1494
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), polychrome
Dimensions25 cm (length)
25 cm (width)
4.5 cm (depth)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of funds from several donors, 2001.
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. 383 - 385 no. 201