Maiolica: Zaffera a Rilievo
Zaffera et Similia Nella Maiolica Italiana

Italian Renaissance Maiolica

Marvels of Maiolica: Italian Renaissance Ceramics from the Corcoran Gallery of Art Collection

Italian Maiolica

The decoration in Zaffera a rilievo is in a cobalt blue glaze (zaffero being the Italian word for 'sapphire'), often with manganese-glazed dark brown details and outlines, on a white tin-glazed ground.