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Dish with Adam and Eve
Date1635 - 1650
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (delftware), polychrome
Dimensions8.9 cm (height)
40.6 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Mrs Jean Dorothy Warren in memory of her husband Robert Hall Warren, 1963.
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.
Ray, Anthony, English Delftware: In the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Oxford, 2000), 3
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 496 no. 277