Browse the Maiolica Collection
4 of 183
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.