Unknown; pottery; probably
tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica
neck (container components)
neck of a jug
circa 1275 1350
13th Century; 14th Century; Medieval
Late Medieval maiolica neck of a jug, painted in manganese and green with leaves, cross-hatching, lines and strokes.
Neck of a jug in thirteen fragments. Pale buff earthenware. Cylindrical neck of a jug with a carinated rim and pinched lip. The interior is lead-glazed brownish-yellow; the exterior is tin-glazed. Painted in dark manganese and a little green.
The design incorporates a scrolling leaf border at the bottom, cross-hatching and a circular green motif below the lip, and, at the sides, groups of three vertical lines flanking pairs of short strokes.
Italy, Umbria, Orvieto, probably Orvieto
Orvieto, pottery, place
Umbria, pottery, region
Italy, pottery, country
high-temperature colours; decoration; dark manganese and copper-green
pale buff earthenware: the interior is lead-glazed brownish-yellow, the exterior is tin-glazed; painted in dark manganese and a little copper-green.
height, whole, 13.0, cm
width, whole, 7.7, cm
bequeathed; 1950; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio
Signor Avvocato Marcioni or Cavaliere Capitano Lucatelli; Sotheby's, 16-17 February 1914, Catalogue of the collections of early Italian pottery formed by Signor Avvocato Marcioni and Cavaliere Capitano Lucatelli of Orvieto, lot 59 & pl. IV. Purchased from Kerin, London, on 9 December 1933 by H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.
Reitlinger, Henry Scipio; previous owner
In 1914 this was attached to jug C.60-1991.
H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950
Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. p. 37
Publ. p. 37, no. 53A
Satolli, Alberto. Le vecchie collezioni di ceramica orvietana medievale.
Source Title: Vasellari, Rivista di storia della tradizione ceramica(1997)
p. p. 34
Publ. p. 34, no. 59
Object Number: C.60A-1991
(record id: 47563; input: 2002-05-10; modified: 2012-10-10)