Pouring vesselOn display
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Date1610 - 1650
Material and technique
earthenware; tin-glazed painted (faience), blue, yellow and white
Dimensions21.1 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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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.
Fortnum, C.D.E., A Descriptive Catalogue of the Maiolica in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford/Ashmolean, 1897), p. 87
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), pp. 467-468 no. 258