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Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 41, shelf 2
Flattish plate with shallow well and vertical border. Covered front and back with light blue tin-glaze. Painted in blue, green, orange, yellow and white. On the border, on a dark blue ground, grotesque decoration in pale blue and white. At the centre of the well is a shield of arms, surmounted by a cherub's head, on pale blue, surrounded by a moulding. The reverse contains zigzags and flowers in dark blue on the paler ground.
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Diameter: 24.1 cm
Object history note
Formerly Bernal Collection.
Plate, blue border of grotesque decoration, at the centre a shield of arms surmounted by a cherub's head, tin-glazed earthenware, Faenza, ca. 1520-1525
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Made in Italy
1732-1855 Formerly Bernal Collection [16/07/2008]
Tuscan Sheild = or on a bend Azur, 3 mullets of eight points gold and chief vair?
Earthenware; Tin glaze
Ceramics; Maiolica; Earthenware