Tile with emblematic shackles and an inscriptionOn display
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Tile with emblematic shackles and an inscription
Date1420 - 1450
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed, blue and white
Dimensions10.9 cm (height)
10.9 cm (width)
No. of items
Purchased Reitlinger Fund, 1993.
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. 439 no. 238