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Manises, possibly; Valencia, c. 1480 - 1500

18.5 cm (height); cm (height)

tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica); lustred

The ornament is a reduced and more rapidly executed version of the vine-leaf ornament seen on WA1967.44, used here with splendidly obsessive consistency.

Bibliography: Fortnum 1897, p. 53, pl. VI.

Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1899.  WA1899.CDEF.C331

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