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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 145


1430-1470 (made)
Place of origin

Bowl (chapellet) inscribed at the centre with 'IHS', the monogram of Jesus.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware with lustre and cobalt decoration
Brief description
Bowl (chapellet) with 'IHS' monogram, tin-glazed earthenware with lustre and cobalt decoration, made in Manises, Spain, 1430-70
Physical description
Bowl (chapellet) inscribed at the centre with 'IHS', the monogram of Jesus.
  • Height: 5.2cm
  • Diameter: 22cm
Gallery label
Bowl chapellet Made in Manises, Valencia, Spain about 1430-70 Tin-glazed earthenware with lustre decoration C.2046-1910 Salting Bequest(16/07/2008)
Credit line
Bequeathed by George Salting, Esq.
Historical context
Exported wares could be adorned with coats of arms or religious decoration and marks such as 'IHS', the monogram of Jesus.
Bibliographic reference
Ray, Anthony. Spanish Pottery 1248-1898 : with a catalogue of the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum London, V&A Publications, 2000
Other number
160 - Spanish pottery, Ray (2000)
Accession number

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Record createdJuly 16, 2008
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