The Virgin and ChildOn display
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The Virgin and Child
Datec. 1490 - 1500
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica)
Dimensions67.3 cm (height)
25.4 cm at base (width)
19.8 cm at base (depth)
No. of items
Presented by Edmund Houghton, 1948.
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.
Warren, Jeremy, Vol 2 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2014), pp. 431 - 434 no. 116
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), pp. 368-369 no. 191