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Datepossibly 17th century (1601 - 1700)
c. 1550 - c.1560
Material and technique
earthenware; slipware marbled
Dimensions23.7 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.
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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 and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 405 no. 215