Plate in imitation of Iznik potteryOn display
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Plate in imitation of Iznik pottery
Date1640 - 1700
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), polychrome
Dimensions25.7 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Purchased Reitlinger Fund, 1993.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 35 | West meets East
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.123-124 no. 123