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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Gubbio (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1515 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware with lustre decoration

  • Museum number:

    1606-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 39, shelf 5

Place of Origin

Gubbio (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1515 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware with lustre decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'CHI BIENE GVIDA SVA BARCA E SEP'I PORTO'
He who steers well his barque is always in harbour
Italian. Painted in Roman script on the scroll.

Dimensions

Diameter: 42 cm, Height: 9.1 cm

Object history note

Farrer.

Descriptive line

Dish depicting a lady in profile, 'CHI BIENE GVIDA SVA BARCA...' painted on scroll, probably made in Gubbio, about 1515, tin-glazed earthenware with lustre decoration

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

Rackham, Bernard. Catalogue of Italian maiolica. London : H.M.S.O., 1977.

Labels and date

Dish depicting a lady in profile
Made in Probably Gubbio, Italy about 1515
Inscrption:CHI BIENE GVIDA SVA BARCA E SEP'I PORTO ("He who steers well his boat is always in harbour")
Tin-glazed earthenware with lustre decoration

1606-1855 [16/07/2008]

Production Note

Rackham, 1940
Deruta, about 1515.

J Mallet, no date.
Probably Gubbio, about 1515. Probably slip. Very unusual slip on the shoulder. Not head dress with wigs! (c.f cat 481)

Subjects depicted

Profiles (figures)

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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