Bowl with the Emperor Tiberius with ArchelausOn display
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Bowl with the Emperor Tiberius with Archelaus
Artist/makerattributed to Milan Marsyas painter (active c. 1530 - 1535)
Date1533 - 1538
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica)
Dimensions26.8 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
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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 (Oxford/Phaidon, Christie's in association with the Ashmolean Museum, 1989), 13