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Plate fragments

Plate fragments

  • Place of origin:

    Faenza (made)

  • Date:

    1510-1520 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Salting, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 36, shelf 6

Physical description

Plate, painted in blue, orange, yellow, copper green and manganese purple. In the middle, in a medallion, a bust portrait to left, in caricature style, of a lady with her hair in a net. On the rim, a formal wreath within a wide border of scalepattern. On the back of the rim, close concentric rings in blue and purple.

Place of Origin

Faenza (made)


1510-1520 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted


Diameter: 20.5 cm

Object history note

Molinier Collection. Compare a plate repr. Falke, Mslg Pringsheim, fig. 35, for the border compare Argnani, Rinascimento, pl.XVIII, fig.9.

Descriptive line

Fragments of a plate, made in Faenza, 1510-1520, 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

(fragments of)
Made in Faenza, Italy 1510-1520
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.2062-1910 Salting Bequest [16/07/2008]

Production Note

See Rackham, Bernard: Italian Maiolica, Pl. 27C. (London: Faber&Faber, 1952)


Tin glaze; Earthenware




Ceramics; Maiolica; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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