Plate with a winged heartOn display
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Plate with a winged heart
Datec. 1600 - 1650
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glaze on front, mixed glaze on the back
Dimensions32.4 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Dr Anthony Ray, 2008.
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.
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 434 no. 233