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Pouring vessel

  • Place of origin:

    Lisbon (made)
    Portugal (made)

  • Date:

    1600-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case H1, shelf 2

Physical description

Pouring vessel formed as a female monster, tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration in blue.

Place of Origin

Lisbon (made)
Portugal (made)


1600-1650 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration


Height: 26.5 cm, Width: 20 cm, Depth: 135 mm widest point, Height: 270 mm, Width: 210 mm

Descriptive line

Pouring vessel formed as a monster, tin-glazed earthenware, made in Lisbon, Portugal, ca. 1600-25

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

See Alexandre Nobre Pais, A Policromia na faianca portuguesa de exportacao do seculo XVII, Revista de Artes Decorativas, no. 1, 2007, pp. 33-64
Alexandre Nobre Pais e João Pedro Monteiro: Portuguese Faience in the Carmona e Costa Foundation, Lisbon, 2003, pp. 56-63

Labels and date

Altar vessel formed as a monster
Made in Lisbon, Portugal, about 1600-25
Tin-glazed earthenware

1280-1871 [23/05/2008]


Tin-glazed earthenware; Tin glaze


Ceramics; Drinking; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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