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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, pottery, Umbria, Orvieto

Collection:

H.S. Reitlinger

Category(s):

tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica

Name:

two-handled bowl

Other Name:

two-handled bowl with lobed rim

Date:

circa 1250 circa 1350

School/Style:

maiolica arcaica

Period(s):

13th Century; 14th Century; Medieval

Description(s):

Late Medieval maiolica two-handled bowl with lobed rim, painted in manganese and green with, on the inside, an eight-petalled stylised flower.
Earthenware, tin-glazed pale greyish-beige on both sides; base unglazed. Painted in manganese and copper-green.
Circular with carinated sides and six-lobed rim, standing on a narrow foot; two strap handles with a slight longtitudinal ridge.
Inside, within two concentric manganese circles, there is an eight-petalled stylised flower surrounded by cross-hatching; on the rim, a green line, and, on the outside, two green bands.

Technique(s):

throwing; body
tin-glazing; whole; except base
painting; decoration

Material(s):

earthenware; whole
tin-glaze; whole; except base
high-temperature colours; decoration; manganese and copper-green

Technique
Description:

earthenware, tin-glazed pale greyish-beige on both sides, base unglazed; painted in manganese and copper-green.

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 7.3, cm
diameter, base, 5.9, cm
width, whole, 18.4, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1950; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Provenance:

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

Acquisition Credit:

H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950

Inscription:

label; inscribed in pencil; 371/; circular with serrated edge

Exhibition(s):

Italian Maiolica in the Fitzwilliam Museum. 1995-10-03 - 1996-01-07
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Notes: Case 2, bottom, no. 2
Catalogue number: no catalogue

Documentation:

Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. pp. 54-5
Publ. pp. 54-5, no. 84

Accession:

Object Number: C.94-1991
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 47819; input: 2002-05-16; modified: 2012-10-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/47819





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