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Basin with the Gathering of Manna
Date1600 - 1625
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica)
Dimensions14.2 cm (without handles) (height)
38.7 cm (without handles) (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), pp.282-283 no. 131