Rectangular ceiling tile with a crane in its vigilanceOn display
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Rectangular ceiling tile with a crane in its vigilance
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed, arista technique
Dimensions29.2 cm (height)
13.4 cm (width)
No. of items
Presented by Dr Anthony Ray, 1994.
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 and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 446 no. 246