Unknown, pottery, probably, Umbria, Orvieto, probably
tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica
circa 1275 1375
late 13th Century; 14th Century; Medieval
Late Medieval maiolica jug, painted in black and green, with on the front a fleur-de-lis.
Earthenware. The interior, lower part, and base are lead-glazed brown; the rest is tin-glazed greyish-beige. Painted in black and copper-green.
Shape 11. Bulbous body with disk base, cylindrical neck, carinated rim, pinched spout and loop handle of D-section.
On the front there is a green fleur-de-lis outlined in black.
lead-glazing; interior, base; and lower part
lead-glaze; interior, base; and lower part
high-temperature colours; decoration; black and copper-green
earthenware: the interior, lower part, and base are lead-glazed brown, the rest is tin-glazed greyish-beige.; painted in black and copper-green.
height, whole, 17.0, cm
diameter, base, 8.5, cm
diameter, body, 10.7, cm
width, handle to spout, 13.7, cm
bequeathed; 1950; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio
Signor Avvocato Marcioni or Cavaliere Capitano Lucatelli; Sotheby's, 16-17 February 1914, Catalogue of the collections of early Italian pottery formed by Signor Avvocato Marcioni and Cavaliere Capitano Lucatelli of Orvieto, lot 71 (1). William Ridout; Christie's, 13 December 1938, part of lot 105; H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.
Ridout, William; previous owner
Reitlinger, Henry Scipio; previous owner
H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950
label; printed in blue and inscribed in blue-black ink; 'WILLIAM RIDOUT COLLECTION' printed in blue, 'O/51.' in blue-black ink; circular with blue border
label; inscribed in pencil; 105/18; brown tie-on
inscription; on base; inscribed in pencil; 71
Honey, William Bowyer. Ridout, F.U.. 1934. A Catalogue of the Collection of Italian and other Maiolica, Mediaeval English Pottery, Dutch, Spanish and French Faïence, and other Ceramic Wares, formed by William Ridout of London and Toronto.London: p. p. 14
Publ. p. 14, O.51.
Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. pp. 30-1
Publ. pp. 30-1, no. 43
Satolli, Alberto. Le vecchie collezioni di ceramica orvietana medievale.
Source Title: Vasellari, Rivista di storia della tradizione ceramica(1997)
p. p. 14
Publ. p. 114, no. 54
Object Number: C.50-1991
(record id: 47481; input: 2002-05-10; modified: 2012-10-10)