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  • Place of origin:

    The Marches (made)

  • Date:

    1550-60 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 39, shelf 3

Physical description

Flattish plate with small foot-rim; tin-glazed overall. Painted in blue, green, orange, yellow and grey. In the centre, an escutcheon of arms with a paw holding a fleur-de-lys marked with F and small c. On the rim large trophies of arms and music in grisaille with little scrolls scratched through the blue ground.

Place of Origin

The Marches (made)


1550-60 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware


Diameter: 22.9 cm

Descriptive line

Flat dish depicting coat of arms in the middle, Marches, mid 16th century, tin-glazed earthenware

Labels and date

Dish depicting coat of arms in the middle
Marches mid 16th century
Tin-glazed earthenware

4383-1857 [16/07/2008]

Production Note

Not in Rackham.

J Mallet
Paw holding fleur-de-lys marked with in strapwork blue F and small c.

Subjects depicted

Coats of arms


Ceramics; Maiolica


Ceramics Collection

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