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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Gubbio (made)

  • Date:

    1520 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Andreoli, Giorgio, born 1465 - died 1555 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware with lustre decoration

  • Museum number:

    7166-1860

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 10, shelf 1

Physical description

Large dish with St. Lazarus surrounded by a wide border of grotesque ornament, putti and four medallions. A firing crack, and bad staining on the back, also caused during firing. Painted with blue, green and yellow and with gold lustre.

Place of Origin

Gubbio (made)

Date

1520 (dated)

Artist/maker

Andreoli, Giorgio, born 1465 - died 1555 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware with lustre decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'S.L.'
for 'Saint Lazarus'
Painted on either side of the figure.

Santa Caterina, Nerone, faustina
Italian. Painted on medallions

'Cosi fugi la vita nostra'
So flies our life
Italian. Painted near cupid

'1520 .Mo.Go.'
Signature painted on the back

Dimensions

Diameter: 46 cm

Object history note

Purchase: Soulages Collection.

Descriptive line

Large dish with St. Lazarus, wide border of grotesque ornament, putti and medallions, Workshop of Maestro Giorgio, Gubbio, dated 1520, tin-glazed earthenware with lustre decoration

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

Rackham, Bernard. Catalogue of Italian maiolica. London : H.M.S.O., 1977.
Ballardini, G. Corpus della maiolica Italiana. II. Figs.92, 270.

Labels and date

Dish with Saint Lazarus
Made in Gubbio, Italy, Workshop of Maestro Giorgio, Gubbio dated 1520
Tin-glazed earthenware with lustre decoration

7166-1860 Soulages Collection [16/07/2008]

Production Note

The date is difficult to read and might be '1530'

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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