Unknown, maker, probably, Italy, Lazio, probably Northern Lazio
Unknown, maker, possibly, Italy, Umbria, possibly
Probably Northern Lazio or Umbria
lead-glazed earthenware; maiolica
circa 1500 1600
16th century; Renaissance
Renaissance maiolica bowl, painted in polychrome with, in the middle, a stylised plant surrounded by concentric circles, and on the sides curved lines, flowers and foliage.
Pale red earthenware, covered with cream slip and painted in blue, green, yellow, and orange under translucent lead glaze. Circular with deep curved sides. In the middle is a stylised plant with three flowers, surrounded by three concentric orange circles over yellow. The sides are decorated with six curved blue lines each enclosing a flower and foliage of the same type, with three orange bands over yellow above and below.
painting underglaze; decoration
high-temperature colours; decoration; blue, green, yellow, and orange
Pale red earthenware, covered with cream slip and painted in blue, green, yellow, and orange under translucent lead glaze.
height, whole, 5.1, cm
diameter, whole, 13.6, cm
bequeathed; 1950; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio
Probably purchased from Kerin, London, on 9 December 1993 by H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.
H.S. Reitlinger Bequest
label; inscribed in pencil; 371/1; circular with serrated edge
packing number; EURCER 431; Allocated by Wendy Rose when object left Maidenhead; 1989
Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. pp. 232-3
Publ. pp. 232-3, no. 311
Fiocco, Carola. Gherardi, Gabriella. 1989. Ceramiche umbre dal Medioevo allo Storicismo, Parte Seconda, Gubbio, altri centri, lo storicismo.Faenza: Litografie Artistiche Faentinep. 511
Cf. p. 511, no. 402, a fragment of a bowl with an analog¬ous floral design painted only in blue, found near Città di Castello (Umb¬ria), is in the Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche, Faenza
Gruppo Archaeo¬logico Medio¬valdarno. 1985. Ceramiche d'uso domestico dai `butti' del centro stor¬ico secoli XIV-XVIII.Farnese: Gruppo Archaeo¬logico Medio¬valdarno
Cf. , p. 128, P510 M, rimmed bowl decorated with a similar design in blue, green and orange found in a butto at Farnese in 1982; see also a fragment, p. 139, P29 M
Object Number: C.162-1991
(record id: 72344; input: 2002-08-05; modified: 2017-03-28)