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Italian Ceramic Art: The Albarello, a Study in Early Renaissance Maiolica ...
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Albarelli Alfonso amongst Aragon bacile bearing the arms Beckerath belong blue and manganese blue and orange blue and painted Bode BOWL British Museum Calabria Caracciolo centre ceramic art Ceramiche Church colour dark blue decoration deep blue examples Faenza Faventine Fortnum FRAGMENT Giovanni graffiato green hence Herr illustration impasto Influence on Italian Inscribed inscriptions Italian Maiolica Italy Lando leaf lustre medal Mezza-maiolica Moresco motives Musee du Louvre orange ground Oriental Influence Ornament in deep Ornament outlined Ornament painted outlined and painted outlined in blue painted in black painted in blue painted in cobalt painted in dark painted in deep painter pale blue pale yellow Pavement pavement-tiles Pietro Lando Pisanello Pope Sixtus IV portrait pottery quattro-cento Ravello raw siena Renaissance represented reverse of fig Sebastiano shelves shield bears similar South Kensington Museum specimens Spezieria style tiles turquoise vase Vasselot Venice ware writer Xlllth century XVIth
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