Basin (ewer stand) with arms of a member of the Spannocchi familyOn display
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Basin (ewer stand) with arms of a member of the Spannocchi family
Date1475 - 1500
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed, lustred
Dimensions48 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund and the Ceramic Donations Fund, 2004.
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. 426-427 no. 226