Minton tin-glazed majolica

From Mantegna 'Triumph of Caesar' series, design source of Minton tin-glaze elliptic dish.

MADELENA investigates the Renaissance art sources of Minton and Co. Ltd tin-glazed majolica, many of them based on actual Renaissance tin-glazed Italian maiolica examples.

Majolica – One word for two different products. How might that happen?

Spot the difference?

1.  Earthenware decorated with coloured glazes 2. Tin-glazed earthenware painted with enamels Designs for the two distinct types of Minton majolica product both called ‘majolica’ sit side by side in the Majolica Box, The Minton Archive. How did that happen? Why not simply Earthenware decorated with coloured glazes = Majolica; Tin-glazed earthenware painted with enamels =… Continue reading Majolica – One word for two different products. How might that happen?