Bowl with Syrinx transformed into a reedOn display
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Bowl with Syrinx transformed into a reed
Artist/makerDomenego da Venezia (1560 - 1570 active)
Datec. 1560 - 1570
Material and technique
earthenware; Tin-glazed Painted (Maiolica)
Dimensions30.4 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
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. 81-82 no. 28