Jar one of a pairOn display
Contact us about this object
Jar one of a pair
Datec. 1680 - 1700
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica)
Dimensions32.5 cm (height)
No. of items
Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1899.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
Our online collection is being continually updated. Find out more
Know more about this object? Spotted an error? Contact us
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), pp. 267-268 no. 121