Plate, the bull of Perillus, arms of LancieriniOn display
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Plate, the bull of Perillus, arms of Lancierini
Date1540 - 1550
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica)
Dimensions27.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1899.
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.
Fortnum, C.D.E., A Descriptive Catalogue of the Maiolica in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (Oxford/Ashmolean, 1897), p. 76, pl. XVI