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Unknown probably (pottery)
Late Medieval maiolica jug, painted in black and green with a shield on each side.
Cream earthenware; the interior, lower part and base lead-glazed yellowish-brown; the rest tin-glazed off-white. Painted in black and copper-green. Shape 7. Ovoid with flat base, short cylindrical neck, applied folded spout and broad strap handle. On each side within a green outline, is a shield charged with a bend sable between two annulets (?) of the same.
Orvieto (pottery) (place) ()
Umbria (pottery) (region) ()
Italy (pottery) (country)
cream earthenware; the interior, lower part and base lead-glazed yellowish-brown, the rest tin-glazed off-white; painted in black and copper-green.
height: (whole): 17.3
circa 1250 to 1350
H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950
Two fragments, decorated with the top and bottom of a shield bearing similar rings, have been recovered from a 'butto' of the Palazzo del Popolo, Orvieto.
C.30-1991 (Applied Arts)