Unidentified Orvieto pottery, pottery, probably, Umbria, Orvieto, probably Orvieto
This relief was probably attached to the front or side of a jug.
tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica
circa 1275 circa 1350
13th Century; 14th Century; Medieval
Late Medieval maiolica relief with a face, painted in manganese.
Cream earthenware, moulded in relief with a face; the reverse solid and uneven. Tin-glazed off-white on the front and painted in manganese.
moulding in relief; whole
high-temperature colour; decoration; manganese
cream earthenware, moulded in relief with a face; the reverse solid and uneven; tin-glazed off-white on the front and painted in manganese.
height, whole, 4.7, cm
width, whole, 3.2, cm
depth, whole, 1.8, cm
bequeathed; 1991-04-29; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio
Probably purchased from Kerin, London, 9 December 1933 by H.S. Reitlinger (d. 1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.
Reitlinger, Henry Scipio; previous owner
H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991
Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. p. 79
Publ. p. 79, no. 137; see no. 65 a jug with a relief face on the front
Object Number: C.73-1991
(record id: 47696; input: 2002-05-13; modified: 2015-05-18)