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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:

plate

Date:

circa 1350 1425

School/Style:

maiolica arcaica

Period(s):

14th Century; early 15th Century

Description(s):

Late Medieval maiolica plate, painted in manganese and green with, in the well, a coiling stalk with pointed leaves.
Earthenware, the front tin-glazed pale grey, the reverse lead-glazed greenish-yellow. Some of the lead-glaze has run over onto the right side of the rim. Painted in dark manganese and green.
Shape 37, with wider and flatter rim.
In the well, there is a coiling stalk with pointed leaves and small leaves in the spaces; on the rim, radiating strokes in groups of alternate colours.

Technique(s):

tin-glazing; front
lead-glazing; reverse
painting; decoration

Material(s):

earthenware; whole
tin-glaze; front
lead-glaze; reverse

Technique
Description:

earthenware; the front tin-glazed pale grey, the reverse lead-glazed greenish-yellow, some of the lead-glaze has run over onto the right side of the rim; painted in dark manganese and green.

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 3.7, cm
diameter, base, 6.0, cm
diameter, whole, 17.0, 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 indelible pencil; 3M/u; circular with serrated edge

Documentation:

Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. p. 74
Publ. p. 74, no. 126

Accession:

Object Number: C.132-1991
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 71813; input: 2002-09-26; modified: 2012-10-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/71813





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