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Late Medieval maiolica two-handled cup, painted in black and green with, on the inside, a shield.
Earthenware. Tin-glazed beige overall. Painted in black and copper-green. Approximately Shape 21. One third of a cup with carinated sides, narrow foot and one strap handle with a longtitudinal ridge; the other restored. Inside, there is a medallion with a green ground containing a shield charged with vair, surrounded by a cross-hatched border interrupted by leaf-shaped reserves containing three green strokes. The rim is green, and, on the outside, there is a horizontal green band.
Orvieto (pottery) (place)
Umbria (pottery) (region)
Italy (pottery) (country)
earthenware: tin-glazed beige overall; painted in black and copper-green.
height: (whole): 4.6
circa 1250 to 1350
H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950
The pencilled inscription does not refer to lot 114 in the Marcioni-Lucatelli sale.
C.95-1991 (Applied Arts)