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Unknown probably (pottery)
Late Medieval maiolica jug, painted in manganese and green with a shield on the front.
Pale buff earthenware. The interior and lower part are lead-glazed yellowish-brown; the base is unglazed, and the rest is tin-glazed beige. Painted in dark manganese and green. Shape 11. Globular body with disk base, tall cylindrical neck, carinated rim, pinched spout and loop handle of D-section. The front is decorated with a shield with a green edge charged with a fess cotised sable.
Orvieto (pottery) (place)
Umbria (pottery) (region)
Italy (pottery) (country)
Pale buff earthenware. The interior and lower part are lead-glazed yellowish-brown; the base is unglazed, and the rest is tin-glazed beige. Painted in dark manganese and copper-green.
height: (whole): 17.5
circa 1275 to 1375
H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950
The restricted colour range, and the difficulty of knowing whether a fess or a fess cotised was intended, prevents a secure identification of the arms.
C.48-1991 (Applied Arts)