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  • Place of origin:

    Deruta, [Italy] (made)

  • Date:

    1475-1500 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    unknown (production)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    World Ceramics, room 145, case 27, shelf 1

Place of Origin

Deruta, [Italy] (made)


1475-1500 (made)


unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

'E NON SE PO MANGIARE SENZA FATICA' To eat is not possible without effort
CB crossed by a paraph


Diameter: 41.5 cm

Object history note

Evans, Paris.

Purchase price note: Bought for £2 8s.

Descriptive line

Dish, 'E NON SE PO MANGIARE SENZA FATICA' painted on scroll, made in Deruta, Italy, 1475-1500, tin-glazed earthenware

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

Rackham, Bernard. Catalogue of Italian maiolica. London : H.M.S.O., 1977.
Fiocco, Carola and Gabriella Gherardi. La ceramica di Deruta dal XIII al XVIII secolo. Perugia : Volumnia, 1994. Pl.25.
See Rackham, Bernard: Italian Maiolica pl.13 ( London: Faber & Faber, 1952 ).

Labels and date

Made in Deruta, Italy 1475-1500
Mark in Manganese CB.
Tin-glazed earthenware

2559-1856 [16/07/2008]

Production Note

J Mallet, 1995, Deruta, 1475-1500

See Cora (Storia della maiolica di Firenze etc. 1973) n. 143, plate was formerly attributed to Florence

Compare to Plate 25 in Fiocco-Gherardi 1994.


Ceramics; Maiolica

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