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Albarello (storage jar)

Siena, c. 1500 - 1510

1645 cm (weight); 39.3 cm (diameter); cm (diameter); cm (weight)

tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)

This unusually small storage jar has colouring and ornament characteristic of Siena at the beginning of the 16th century. See also WA1888.CDEF.C412.

Bibliography: Fortnum 1897, p. 62.

Wilson 1989/2003, no. 3.

D. Carnegy, Tin-glazed Earthenware (1993), p. 27.

R. Ausenda, La collezione Cagnola: II: Arazzi, sculture, mobili, ceramiche (Busto Arsizio, 1999), no. 5.

WA1888.CDEF.C411