Tile with a fleur-de-lisOn display
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Tile with a fleur-de-lis
Artist/makerprobably Den Salm workshop (c. 1500 - 1550) (potter)
Date1540 - 1550
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed, polychrome
Dimensions11.7 cm (height)
11.7 cm (width)
2.5 cm (depth)
No. of items
Presented by Jonathan Horne, 2009.
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), p. 484 no. 270