tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica
two-handled cup with lobed rim
circa 1250 circa 1350
13th Century; 14th Century; Medieval
Late Medieval maiolica two-handled cup with lobed rim, painted in black and green with, on the inside, a lobed leaf.
Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-beige on both sides; base unglazed. Painted in black and copper-green.
Shape 26. Circular with six-lobed rim, curved sides, narrow base and two loop handles.
Inside, within two concentric circles, there is a lobed leaf with a green centre surrounded by cross-hatching; on the outside, a wavy green line.
Italy, Umbria, Orvieto
Orvieto, pottery, place
Umbria, pottery, region
Italy, pottery, country
tin-glazing; whole; base unglazed
tin-glaze; whole; base unglazed
high-temperature colours; decoration; black and copper-green
pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-beige on both sides, base unglazed; painted in black and copper-green.
height, whole, 4.5, cm
diameter, base, 4.0, cm
width, whole, 12.5, cm
bequeathed; 1991-04-29; 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
Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. p. 62
Publ. p. 62, no. 97
Sconci, Maria Selene. Andreani, Laura. Cannistrà, Alessandra. 2011. Museo dell'Opera del Duomo di Orvieto Ceramiche.Orvieto: Giunti
Cf. p. 115, no. 239, dated to the 14th century, where this example is mentioned
Object Number: C.107-1991
(record id: 47832; input: 2002-05-17; modified: 2012-11-27)