- Museum number
Albarello on low everted foot. Earthenware covered inside and out with presumed tin glaze; translucent glaze beneath the foot. Painted top and bottom with bands of cable pattern and foliage. On one side is an oval panel with the young St John the Baptist in a landscape. Surrounding this, roundels with scrolling oak foliage on a blue ground, stylised rosettes on a green ground and dolphin-heads on an orange ground. Beneath foot, traces of a red wax seal.
- Production date
- 1540-1570 (circa)
Diameter: 156 millimetres (max)
Height: 298 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- One of a pair. See registration no. 1885,0508.26 for the other.
Bibliography: Drey 1978 p.68, pl. 29.
- On display (G1/wp178/sh1)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number