Bowl, the story of Ceyx and AlcyoneOn display
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Bowl, the story of Ceyx and Alcyone
Date1498 - 1500
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), polychrome
Dimensions29.4 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Friends of the Ashmolean, the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, the Art Fund, and private donations, 2006.
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.