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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Gubbio (made)

  • Date:

    1533 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Urbini, Francesco (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    1706-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 40, shelf 8

Physical description

Plate depicting Erysichton felling an oak in the sacred grove of Ceres (Ovid, Metamorphoses, VIII)

Place of Origin

Gubbio (made)

Date

1533 (dated)

Artist/maker

Urbini, Francesco (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 cm

Object history note

Formerly Bernal Collection.

Purchase price note: Bought for £7 10s.

Descriptive line

Plate, Erysichton felling oak in sacred grove of Ceres (Metamorphoses VIII), painted by Francesco Urbini, lustred in Gubbio, dated 1533, tin-glazed earthenware

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

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

Labels and date

Plate depicting Erysichton felling an oak in the sacred grove of Ceres (Ovid, Metamorphoses, VIII)
, Painted by Francesco Urbini lustred in Gubbio dated 1533
Tin-glazed earthenware

1706-1855 Formerly Bernal Collection [16/07/2008]

Production Note

J mallet 16/04/99
painted by Francesco Urbini, lustred in gubbio. Dated in lustre on the foot 1533.

This subject also occurs on a dish in the Ashmolean Museum, attributed to Pesaro. Fortnum Cat. Ashmolean Museum c.420, p.64. See Guy de Terrarent, 'Kunstmuseets Arskrift, 1950, p.18. (Rackham Notes 1960).

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Oak tree

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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