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Artist/makerworkshop of Ulisse Cantagalli (1878 - 1900) (manufacturer)A. Cigheri (active c. 1882)
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), lustred
Dimensions42 cm (height)
No. of items
Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1899.
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), pp. 346-348 no. 179