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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unidentified Orvieto pottery, pottery, Umbria, Orvieto

Collection:

H.S. Reitlinger

Category(s):

tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica

Name:

two-handled cup

Other Name:

fragment of a two-handled cup

Date:

circa 1250 1350

School/Style:

maiolica arcaica

Period(s):

13th Century; 14th Century; Medieval

Description(s):

Late Medieval maiolica two-handled cup, painted in manganese and green with, on the inside, a leaf.
Earthenware. Tin-glazed pale beige on both sides; base unglazed. Painted in dark manganese (almost black) and copper-green.
Shape 21. Approximately a third of a bowl with carinated sides, narrow foot and one handle of oval section.
Inside, within part of two manganese circles, there is a leaf decorated with two lozenges, surrounded by hatching; on the rim a green band, and, on the outside, a green band and a green spot on the handle.

Technique(s):

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

Material(s):

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

Technique
Description:

earthenware: tin-glazed pale beige on both sides, base unglazed; painted in dark manganese (almost black) and copper-green.

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 4.6, cm
diameter, foot, 4.0, cm
width, edge of foot-handle, 6.1, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1991-04-29; 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; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Documentation:

Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. p. 50
Publ. p. 50, no. 75

Accession:

Object Number: C.102-1991
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 47827; input: 2002-05-17; modified: 2014-12-16)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/47827





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