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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Deruta (made)

  • Date:

    1535-1545 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    84-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 38, shelf 4

Place of Origin

Deruta (made)

Date

1535-1545 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Marks and inscriptions

'VM BELLO MORIRE TVTTA LA VITA ONORA'
A fair death makes honourable a whole life
Italian. Painted in Roman script on a scroll behind the female figure.

Dimensions

Diameter: 40.5 cm, Height: 10 cm

Object history note

Purchase price note: Bought for £17 17s 4d.

Descriptive line

Dish depicting portrait of a lady with plaited hair, 'VM BELLO MORIRE TVTTA LA VITA ONORA' on scroll, made in Deruta, Italy, 1535-1545

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

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

Labels and date

Dish depicting portrait of a lady with plaited hair
Made in Deruta, Italy 1535 - 1545
Inscription on scroll: VM BELLO MORIRE TVTTA LA VITA ONORA (" A fair death makes honourable a whole life)

84-1901 [16/07/2008]

Subjects depicted

Hairstyles

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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