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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, pottery, Umbria, Orvieto

Collection:

H.S. Reitlinger

Category(s):

tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica

Name:

two-handled cup

Other Name:

part of a two-handled cup

Date:

circa 1250 circa 1350

School/Style:

maiolica arcaica

Period(s):

13th Century; 14th Century; Medieval

Description(s):

Late Medieval maiolica two-handled cup, painted in black and green with, on the inside, a shield.
Earthenware. Tin-glazed beige overall. Painted in black and copper-green.
Approximately Shape 21. One third of a cup with carinated sides, narrow foot and one strap handle with a longtitudinal ridge; the other restored.
Inside, there is a medallion with a green ground containing a shield charged with vair, surrounded by a cross-hatched border interrupted by leaf-shaped reserves containing three green strokes. The rim is green, and, on the outside, there is a horizontal green band.

Technique(s):

throwing; body
tin-glazing; whole
painting; decoration

Material(s):

earthenware; whole
tin-glaze; whole; now beige in colour
high-temperature colours; decoration; black and copper-green

Technique
Description:

earthenware: tin-glazed beige overall; painted in black and copper-green.

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 4.6, cm
diameter, foot, 4.0, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1950; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Provenance:

Probably 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:

The pencilled inscription does not refer to lot 114 in the Marcioni-Lucatelli sale.

Acquisition Credit:

H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950

Inscription:

inscription; on the side; in pencil; 114/3

Documentation:

Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. p. 54
Publ. p. 54, no. 83

Accession:

Object Number: C.95-1991
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 47820; input: 2002-05-16; modified: 2012-10-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/47820





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