Unknown, pottery, probably, Italy, Umbria, Orvieto, probably Orvieto
tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica
handle from a jug
circa 1275 1350
13th Century; 14th Century; Medieval
Late Medieval maiolica handle from a jug, painted in manganese and green with horizontal stripes.
Yellowish-cream earthenware. Of loop form with a longtitudinal section of neck. The interior of the neck is lead-glazed brownish-yellow, the handle tin-glazed off-white. Painted in manganese and copper-green.
The outside is striped horizontally in alternate colours.
lead-glazing; interior of neck
lead-glaze; interior of neck
high-temperature colours; decoration; manganese and copper-green
yellowish-cream earthenware: the interior of the neck is lead-glazed brownish-yellow, the handle tin-glazed off-white; painted in manganese and copper-green.
height, whole, 8.4, 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 handle 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. 53B
Satolli, Alberto. Le vecchie collezioni di ceramica orvietana medievale.
Source Title: Vasellari, Rivista di storia della tradizione ceramica(1997)
Publ. p.34, no. 59
Object Number: C.60B-1991
(record id: 47571; input: 2002-05-10; modified: 2012-10-10)