Unidentified Orvieto pottery, pottery, probably, Italy, Umbria, Orvieto
This neck was attached to C.60-1991, when it was illustrated in the catalogue of the Marcioni and Lucatelli sale held by Sotheby's on 16-17 February 1914.
tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica
neck (container components)
neck of a jug
circa 1275 1350
13th Century; 14th Century; Medieval
Late Medieval maiolica neck of a jug, painted in manganese and green with leaves, cross-hatching, lines and strokes.
Neck of a jug in thirteen fragments. Pale buff earthenware. Cylindrical neck of a jug with a carinated rim and pinched lip. The interior is lead-glazed brownish-yellow; the exterior is tin-glazed. Painted in dark manganese and a little green.
The design incorporates a scrolling leaf border at the bottom, cross-hatching and a circular green motif below the lip, and, at the sides, groups of three vertical lines flanking pairs of short strokes.
high-temperature colours; decoration; dark manganese and copper-green
pale buff earthenware: the interior is lead-glazed brownish-yellow, the exterior is tin-glazed; painted in dark manganese and a little copper-green.
height, whole, 13.0, cm
width, whole, 7.7, cm
bequeathed; 1991-04-29; 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 59 & pl. IV. Purchased from Kerin, London, on 9 December 1933 by H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.
Reitlinger, Henry Scipio; previous owner
In 1914 this was attached to jug C.60-1991.
H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust
Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. p. 37
Publ. p. 37, no. 53A
Satolli, Alberto. Le vecchie collezioni di ceramica orvietana medievale.
Source Title: Vasellari, Rivista di storia della tradizione ceramica(1997)
p. p. 34
Publ. p. 34, no. 59
Object Number: C.60A-1991
(record id: 47563; input: 2002-05-10; modified: 2016-08-11)