Bottle with Chinese-type decorationOn display
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Bottle with Chinese-type decoration
Date1625 - 1650
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed, moulded, blue and white
Dimensions23.2 cm (height)
No. of items
Purchased from the estate of the late Dr Anthony Ray with funds presented by Martin Foley, 2009.
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.
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 452 no. 250