Bowl with Pyramus and ThisbeOn display
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Bowl with Pyramus and Thisbe
Date1550 - 1600
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed, polychrome
Dimensions23.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of private donations, in memory of W.W. Winkworth, 2002.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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. 262-263 no. 119