Mould-made bowl with the young St John the BaptistOn display
Contact us about this object
Mould-made bowl with the young St John the Baptist
Datec. 1530 - 1545
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica); scannellata
Dimensions25.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.
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. 101 no. 40