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Unknown perhaps district of (maker)
Renaissance, maiolica jug, painted in relief-blue, relief-green, yellow and manganese with a Lombardic 'N' terminating in foliage on each side.
Red earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white on the exterior. Painted in dark relief-blue, relief-green, yellow, and manganese. Globular body with short flaring neck, pinched at the front to form a lip, and loop handle with an applied longitudinal strip down the centre. On the front is a shield charged with the arms or, three bars azure, below which is an outlined, uncoloured area, perhaps a badge. On each side is a Lombardic `N' terminating in foliage. The spaces are filled by small cross-hatched compartments and wavy-edged leaves. The handles are flanked by leaves and blue spots on a wavy stem between two sets of three vertical manganese lines. A similar stem encircles the neck between pairs of horizontal manganese bands. Down the back of the handle and extending below it there are leaves on a wavy stem.
Florence (maker) (place) ()
Tuscany (maker) (region)
Italy (maker) (country)
Red earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white on the exterior. Painted in dark relief-blue, relief-green, yellow, and manganese.
height: (whole): 40.0
circa 1440 to 1460
Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest
C.2165-1928 (Applied Arts)