Tile with bird with a snake in octofoil

On display

Details

  • Title

    Tile with bird with a snake in octofoil

  • Artist/maker

    probably Niculoso Francisco Pisano (1470 - 1529) (potter)
  • Associated place

    Spain (place of creation)
  • Date

    1500 - 1530
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, tin-glazed, polychrome

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    13.3 cm (height)
    13.3 cm (width)
    2.8 cm (depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Dr Anthony Ray, F.S.A., 2012.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA2012.1.557

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Glossary of terms

earthenware

Further reading

Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 441 no. 240

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