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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Urbania (possibly, made)
    Urbino (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1540 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    8930-1863

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 40, shelf 3

Physical description

Dish on low foot, portrait of a lady with 'SILVIA DIVA MIA BELLA' on scroll.

Place of Origin

Urbania (possibly, made)
Urbino (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1540 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

'SILVIA DIVA MIA BELLA'
Italian. Painted above Silvia shoulder on a wavy scroll.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 cm

Object history note

Purchase: Soulages Collection.

Descriptive line

Dish on low foot , portrait of a lady with 'SILVIA DIVA MIA BELLA' on scroll, made in Castel Durante or Urbino, about 1540, 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 portrait of a lady
Made in Castel Durante or Urbino, Italy About 1540
SILVIA DIVA MIA BELLA
Tin-glazed earthenware

8930-1863 Soulages Collection [16/07/2008]

Production Note

See Rackham, Bernard: Italian Maiolica. Pl.12B. (Faber & Faber, 1952).
J Mallet, 05/2003
Portrait of lady, with scroll inscribed "SILVIA DIVA LA MIA BELLA"

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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