tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica
fragment of bowl C.80-1991
circa 1275 circa 1350
late 13th Century; 14th Century
Late Medieval maiolica fragment of a bowl, painted in manganese and green with cross-hatching.
Fragment of bowl. Earthenware, the interior is tin-glazed greyish-white; the exterior is lead-glazed yellowish-brown; base unglazed. Painted in manganese and green.
Italy, Umbria, Orvieto
Orvieto, maker, city
Umbria, maker, region
Italy, maker, country
Italian, maker, nationality
high-temperature colours; decoration; manganese and green
earthenware: the interior is tin-glazed greyish-white, the exterior is lead-glazed yellowish-brown, base unglazed; painted in manganese and green.
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 83 and pl. IV. William Ridout; Christie's, 13 December 1938, The William Ridout collection of Italian majolica, European pottery, faience and delftware, part of lot 108; H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.
Ridout, William; previous owner
Reitlinger, Henry Scipio; previous owner
H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.
label; printed in blue and inscribed in blue-black ink; 'WILLIAM RIDOUT COLLECTION', printed in blue, `O/19A' inscribed in blue-black ink; circular with blue border
label; in pencil; 271; circular with serrated edge
Honey, William Bowyer. Ridout, F.U.. 1934. A Catalogue of the Collection of Italian and other Maiolica, Mediaeval English Pottery, Dutch, Spanish and French Faïence, and other Ceramic Wares, formed by William Ridout of London and Toronto.London: p. p. 13
Publ. p. 13, O.19a & pl. IV
Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. pp. 56-7
Publ. pp. 56-7, no. 86
Satolli, Alberto. Le vecchie collezioni di ceramica orvietana medievale.
Source Title: Vasellari, Rivista di storia della tradizione ceramica(1997)
p. pp. 34-5
Publ. pp. 34-5, no. 83, ill.
Object Number: C.80A-1991
(record id: 76133; input: 2002-09-25; modified: 2012-10-10)