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  • Place of origin:

    Gubbio (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1525 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 39, shelf 2

Physical description

Dish on a low foot, raised ridge around the well. In the middle a painted bust of a young man en profil to the left. On the back, three rough spirals and the mark 'N' in gold lustre. Painted in blue, greyish green, opaque white(?) and with red and gold lustre.

Place of Origin

Gubbio (made)


ca. 1525 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

Italian. Maker's mark painted in Roman script on the back of the dish.


Diameter: 23.6 cm, Height: 6.3 cm

Object history note

Purchase: Soulages Collection.

Descriptive line

Dish on low foot with raised ridge around well, bust of young man in profile, made in Gubbio, Italy, about 1525, 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

Made in Gubbio, Italy about 1525
Tin-glazed earthenware

8903-1863 Soulages Collection [16/07/2008]

Production Note

John Mallet, 19-1-1999


Ceramics; Maiolica


Ceramics Collection

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