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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Gubbio (made)

  • Date:

    1539 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    8896-1863

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 40, shelf 8

Physical description

Plate with wide border and shallow well depicting the story of Narcissus.

Place of Origin

Gubbio (made)

Date

1539 (dated)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 cm

Object history note

Purchase: Soulages Collection.

Descriptive line

Plate depicting the story of Narcissus, made in Gubbio, dated 1539, tin-glazed earthenware

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

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

Labels and date

Plate depicting the story of Narcissus (Ovid, Metamorphoses, III)
Made in Gubbio dated 1539
Tin-glazed earthenware

8896-1863 Soulages Collection [16/07/2008]

Production Note

J Mallet, 9-4-99
Dish with wide border and shallow well. Back Probably by the same painter as cat.737. (Glaucus and Circe). figures probably derived from the planets series (?) Look in Fiocco and Gherardi article in Faenza on early Marcantonio Sforza.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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