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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1623 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware painted with colours

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    C.14-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case R1, shelf 4

Physical description

Dish of tin-glazed earthenware painted with colours. In the middle is God appearing to Adam and Eve after the Fall, within a narrow band of leafy scrolls. Four cartouches on the rim containing, respectively, a band with 'S.P.Q.R.', tree under a crown, Eagle of the Empire, and 'ALMA ROMA 1623'.

Place of Origin

Rome (probably, made)

Date

1623 (dated)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware painted with colours

Marks and inscriptions

'S.P.Q.R.'
Latin. Painted on the rim on four cartouches.

'ALMA ROMA 1623'
Latin. Painted under the crown on the front.

Dimensions

Diameter: 43 cm

Object history note

Lent by Lt.-Col. K. Dingwall, D.S.O. ( Loan number 32) through the bequest of Sir. F.R.Fraser. Ex- Lockwood Collection.

Descriptive line

Dish of tin-glazed earthenware painted with colours, probably made in Rome, dated 1623.

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

Dish
Made in Italy
S.P.Q.R.
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.14-1948 Given by Lt.-Col. K. Dingwall, D.S.O. [16/07/2008]

Materials

Tin glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Torches; Crown; Monsters; Scrolls; Eagle; Snails; Tree; Cupids; Sea-horses; Birds; Grotesques; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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