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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Urbino (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1535 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Durantino, Guido (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Salting, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.2261-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case O1, shelf 4

Place of Origin

Urbino (made)

Date

ca. 1535 (made)

Artist/maker

Durantino, Guido (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

'Linco[n] Mutato in / Lupo'
Lycaon changed into a wolf
Italian. Painted on back

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 cm

Descriptive line

Dish depicting Lycaon changed into a wolf, possibly made at the workshop of Guido Durantino, Urbino, about 1535, tin-glazed earthenware

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

Rackham, Bernard. Catalogue of Italian maiolica. London : H.M.S.O., 1977.
Brody, M.J. Istoriato Maiolica with the Arms of Giacomo Nordi, Bishop of Urbino, 1523-1540. [Masters Thesis, Cooper-Hewitt New York 1998]. Cat.8, 72 p.

Labels and date

Plate depicting Lycaon changed into a wolf
Possibly made at the workshop of Guido Durantino, Urbino, Italy about 1535
Inscription: 'Linco[n] Mutato in/ Lupo'
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.2261-1910 Salting Bequest

The story is from Ovid, Metamorphosis, I. The plate is part of a large set with the coat of arms of Giacomo Nordi, Bishop of Urbino, 1523-1540 [16/07/2008]

Production Note

Tancred Borenius, Henry Harris Coll. 1930, no. 58, Pl.XVIc shows plate from same service, representing a scene where "Escolapio rende la vita oli morte" (check spelling). This piece is now National Trust, Polesden Lacey. (See JVG Mallet, Apollo, Nov. 19

Materials

Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Wolf

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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