tin-glazed earthenware; maiolica
circa 1275 circa 1375
13th Century; 14th Century; Late Medieval
Late Medieval maiolica bowl, painted in brown and green with, in the middle, a leaf surrounded by cross-hatching.
Cream earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-beige on both sides, the exterior and part of the interior now brown. Painted in brown and copper-green.
Approximately Shape 24 without rim. Circular with carinated sides and narrow foot.
In the middle, within two concentric circles, there is a leaf surrounded by cross-hatching; on the sides, a wavy green line; on the rim, alternating groups of brown and green radiating strokes; and on the exterior, two green bands.
Italy, Umbria, Orvieto
Orvieto, pottery, place
Umbria, pottery, region
Italy, pottery, country
high-temperature colours; decoration; brown and copper-green
cream earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-beige on both sides, the exterior and part of the interior now brown; painted in brown and copper-green.
height, whole, 5.2, cm
diameter, base, 3.3, cm
diameter, whole, 9.4, 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 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
label; printed in blue and inscribed in blue-black ink; 'WILLIAM RIDOUT COLLECTION' printed in blue, 'O/9' 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. 12
Publ. p. 12, O.9
Poole, Julia E.. 1995. Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. p. 61
Publ. p. 61, no. 96
Object Number: C.108-1991
(record id: 47833; input: 2002-05-17; modified: 2012-10-10)