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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:

relief

Other Name:

relief face

Date:

circa 1275 circa 1350

School/Style:

maiolica arcaica

Period(s):

13th Century; 14th Century; Medieval

Description(s):

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.

Technique(s):

moulding in relief; whole
tin-glazing; front
painting; decoration

Material(s):

earthenware; whole
tin-glaze; front
high-temperature colour; decoration; manganese

Technique
Description:

cream earthenware, moulded in relief with a face; the reverse solid and uneven; tin-glazed off-white on the front and painted in manganese.

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 4.7, cm
width, whole, 3.2, cm
depth, whole, 1.8, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1950; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Provenance:

Probably purchased from Kerin, London, 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

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. 79
Publ. p. 79, no. 137

Accession:

Object Number: C.73-1991
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 47696; input: 2002-05-13; modified: 2012-10-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/47696





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