Rebecca Wallis

National Trust

Rebecca Wallis - National Trust

I am a National Trust curator and ceramics specialist based in the London and South East region. I have previously worked at the Wordsworth Trust, Museum of Science and Industry, British Museum, Wallace Collection and the Victoria and Albert Museum. My research and publications have covered ceramics and glass, gold boxes, decorative arts and the history of collecting. I am also a committee member of the Decorative Arts Society and a contributor to the Trusted Source project.

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Maiolica plate painted by Francesco Xanto Avelli showing Pyramus and Thisbe Made in Urbino, Italy, 1534.

What are maiolica and majolica?

Maiolica and majolica are names used for different types of ceramics produced from the late-medieval period onwards. The names are sometimes used interchangeably which can lead to confusion.

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