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Artist/makerAnonymous Italian (manufacturer)
Date1515 - 1540
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed, faience, blue and white
Dimensions27 cm (height)
No. of items
Purchased with the aid of the MGC/V&A Purchase Grant Fund and the Art Fund, 1999.
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.
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 463 no. 256