Plate with a huntsmanOn display
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Plate with a huntsman
Datec. 1500 - 1520
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), painted in blue with golden-brown lustre
Dimensions42.4 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.
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.
Metallic sheen obtained by applying a mixture of metallic oxides onto an already glazed ceramic that is refired at a reduced atmosphere.
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica (Oxford/Phaidon, Christie's in association with the Ashmolean Museum, 1989), 5
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), pp. 236-237 no. 104