Saucer with a harbour sceneOn display
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Saucer with a harbour scene
Artist/makerpossibly Carmine Gentili (1678 - 1763)
Date1710 - 1760
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), polychrome
Dimensions17.7 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of funds presented by Mrs Dinah Reynolds at the sale of the collection of the late Naomi Mitchison, 2000.
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), p. 326 no. 162