Unknown, pottery, probably, Italy, Umbria, Orvieto, probably Orvieto
tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica
circa 1350 1425
14th Century; early 15th Century
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.
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.
height, whole, 3.7, cm
diameter, base, 6.0, cm
diameter, whole, 17.0, cm
bequeathed; 1950; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio
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
H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950
label; inscribed in indelible pencil; 3M/u; circular with serrated edge
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
Object Number: C.132-1991
(record id: 71813; input: 2002-09-26; modified: 2012-10-10)