tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica
circa 1250 1350
13th Century; 14th Century; Medieval
Late Medieval maiolica two-handled cup, painted in manganese and green with, on the inside, a spotted leaf.
Earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white on the inside and lead-glazed (?) pale brown on the outside. Painted in manganese and copper-green.
Shape 21. Circular with carinated sides, narrow foot and two loop handles of oval section.
Inside, within two manganese concentric circles, there is a spotted leaf surrounded by cross-hatching; on the rim, a green band; on the outside, a horizontal green band and a spot on the right handle.
Italy, Umbria, Orvieto
Orvieto, pottery, place
Umbria, pottery, region
Italy, pottery, country
lead-glazing; outside; uncertain
lead-glaze; outside; uncertain
high-temperature colours; decoration; manganese and copper-green
earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white on the inside and lead-glazed (?) pale brown on the outside; painted in manganese and copper-green.
height, whole, 5.0, cm
diameter, foot, 3.8, cm
width, whole, 14.4, cm
bequeathed; 1950; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio
William Ridout; Christie's, 13 December 1938, The William Ridout collection of Italian majolica, European pottery, faience and delftware,probably part of lot 107; 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
label; printed in blue and inscribed in blue-black ink; 'WILLIAM RIDOUT COLLECTION' printed in blue, 'O./30.' in blue-black ink; circular with blue border
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.30 & pl.VI
Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. p. 50
Publ. p. 50, no. 74
Object Number: C.101-1991
(record id: 47826; input: 2002-05-17; modified: 2012-10-10)