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  • Place of origin:

    Deruta (possibly, made)
    Gubbio (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1510 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 38, shelf 7

Physical description

Dish depicting a woman in dress of the period, 'PVLISENA. B' painted on a band.

Place of Origin

Deruta (possibly, made)
Gubbio (possibly, made)


ca. 1510 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

Dish, depicting a woman in dress of the period, 'PVLISENA. B' painted on a band.
Italian. Painted in Roman script on a band near the female figure.


Diameter: 35.6 cm, Height: 6.6 cm

Object history note

Purchase: Soulages Collection.

Descriptive line

Dish depicting a woman in dress of the period, 'PVLISENA. B' painted on a band, made in Deruta or Gubbio, about 1510, tin-glazed earthenware

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

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

Labels and date

Dish depicting a woman in dress of the period
Made in Deruta or Gubbio, Italy About 1510
Inscirption: PVLISENA. B
Tin-glazed earthenware

7161-1860 Soulages Collection [16/07/2008]

Production Note

Rackham, catalogue 1940
Deruta, about 1515.


Earthenware; Tin glaze




Ceramics; Maiolica


Ceramics Collection

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