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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Deruta (made)

  • Date:

    1530-1540 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Salting, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.2177-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 38, shelf 6

Physical description

Two pierces suspension holes. Broken in two and repaired.

Place of Origin

Deruta (made)

Date

1530-1540 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Width: 40.5 cm

Object history note

Formerly in the Gavet Collection, Gavet Sale, Paris, May 1897, Lot 420.

Descriptive line

Dish depicting St. George and the Dragon, made in Deruta, Italy, 1530-40, lustred tin-glazed earthenware

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 depicting St. George and the Dragon
Made in Deruta, Italy 1530-40
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.2177-1910 Salting Bequest

The scene is adapted from a Florentine engraving of the 15th century. [16/07/2008]

Production Note

J.V.G. Mallet, 4/7/2000.
For print see Hind, p. 131, No. 11.

The scene is adapted from a Florentine engraving of the 15th century.

Subjects depicted

Dragons

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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