Hexagonal tile with blue trefoil flower ornament from the cell of St Vincent FerrerOn display
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Hexagonal tile with blue trefoil flower ornament from the cell of St Vincent Ferrer
Date1410 - 1450
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed, blue and white
Dimensions20.5 cm (length)
10.5 cm (width)
No. of items
Presented by Anthony Ray, 1992.
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), p. 438 no. 237