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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Urbania (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1515 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Giovanni Maria (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware painted with colours

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the John Webb Trust Fund

  • Museum number:

    C.151-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 37, shelf 7

Physical description

Plate of tin-glazed earthenware painted with colours. Deep well with a slightly convex rim. Painted in the middle in a circular panel enclosed by a narrow band of fret with cupid bound and blindfolded with a broken arrow at his feet, and his quiver is slung on a tree behind him. On the rim, in reserves on a green ground, is a medley of weapons, books, pan-pipes, cornucopias and dolphins.

Place of Origin

Urbania (made)

Date

ca. 1515 (made)

Artist/maker

Giovanni Maria (painter)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware painted with colours

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 cm

Object history note

Formerly in the William Newall Collection, sold at Christie's June 27 1922.

Descriptive line

Plate of tin-glazed earthenware painted with colours, painted by Giovanni Maria, Urbania, ca. 1515

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

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

Labels and date

Plate depicting Cupid bound

Tin-glazed earthenware

C.151-1929 Purchased by the John Webb Trust [16/07/2008]

Materials

Tin glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Trees; Medallion; Cornucopia; Books; Weapons; Dolphins

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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