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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    The Marches (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1520 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Giovanni Maria (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Salting, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.2084-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 39, shelf 4

Physical description

Dish, without foot-rim, painted in blue, yellow, brownish orange, copper green, pale manganese purple, opaque white, with a symmetrical design in reserve on a blue ground, consisting of trophies of arms and musical instruments on either side of a central trophy with, below it, a scrolled panel and above, a bucranium, a basket of fruit, and an armless winged boy. On the underside of the rim, within a wreath of foliage, crossed lozenges alternating with crossed circles, in the middle, a mark, TB or BT in monogram, in blue.

Place of Origin

The Marches (made)

Date

ca. 1520 (made)

Artist/maker

Giovanni Maria (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

'TB' or 'BT'
Maker's mark painted in Gothic script in the middle. This is the same mark as the one on the Resurrection plaque.

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 cm

Descriptive line

Large dish depicting trophies of arms and musical instruments, basket of fruit and armless winged boy, painted by Giovanni Maria, Marches, about 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

Dish
Painted by Giovanni Maria, Marches, Italy about 1520
TB or BT
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.2084-1910 Salting Bequest [16/07/2008]

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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