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Albarello (storage jar)
Siena, c. 1500 - 1510
13.4 cm (height); cm (height)
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
This unusually small storage jar has colouring and ornament characteristic of Siena at the beginning of the 16th century.
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.
Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888. WA1888.CDEF.C412