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  • Place of origin:

    Montelupo (made)

  • Date:

    1470-1490 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Credit Line:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case I1, shelf 4

Physical description

Large maiolica dish depicting the portrait of a lady in green, manganese and yellow and light blue glaze. 2 pierced suspension holes through the top of the rim.

Place of Origin

Montelupo (made)


1470-1490 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware


Diameter: 45 cm

Historical context note

J.V.G. Malet 29/2/2000

Descriptive line

Large dish depicting a portrait of a lady in green, manganese, yellow and light blue glaze, made in Montelupo, 1470-90, tin-glazed earthenware

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

Rackham, Bernard. Catalogue of Italian maiolica. London : H.M.S.O., 1977.
Berti, Fausti. Storia della ceramica di Montelupo. Vol.I. Montelupo, 1997. Tav.70, 250 p., pp.166-168.
Cora, G. Storia della maiolica di Firenze e del contado: Secoli xiv e xv. Firenze, 1973. No.54a.

Labels and date

Dish depicting portrait of a lady
Made in Montelupo 1470-90
Tin-glazed earthenware

2593-1856 [16/07/2008]
Basin, Montelupo, about 1470 [2010 (ES)]

Production Note

Large Montelupo dish with portrait of a lady. Two original suspension holes at the top of the rim.




Ceramics; Maiolica; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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