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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, pottery, probably, Umbria, Orvieto, probably Orvieto

Collection:

H.S. Reitlinger

Category(s):

tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica

Name:

handle

Other Name:

handle from a jug

Date:

circa 1275 1350
probably c.1275-1350

School/Style:

maiolica arcaica

Period(s):

13th Century; 14th Century; Medieval

Description(s):

Late Medieval maiolica handle from a jug, painted in manganese and green with horizontal stripes.
Yellowish-cream earthenware. Of loop form with a longtitudinal section of neck. The interior of the neck is lead-glazed brownish-yellow, the handle tin-glazed off-white. Painted in manganese and copper-green.
The outside is striped horizontally in alternate colours.

Technique(s):

throwing; body
lead-glazing; interior of neck
tin-glazing; handle
painting; decoration

Material(s):

earthenware; whole
lead-glaze; interior of neck
tin-glaze; handle
high-temperature colours; decoration; manganese and copper-green

Technique
Description:

yellowish-cream earthenware: the interior of the neck is lead-glazed brownish-yellow, the handle tin-glazed off-white; painted in manganese and copper-green.

Dimension:

height, whole, 8.4, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1950; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Provenance:

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.

Associated
Person:

Reitlinger, Henry Scipio; previous owner

Notes:

In 1914 this handle was attached to jug C.60-1991.

Acquisition Credit:

H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950

Documentation:

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. 53B

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

Related Object(s):

C.60-1991
C.60A-1991

Accession:

Object Number: C.60B-1991
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 47571; input: 2002-05-10; modified: 2012-10-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/47571





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