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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Castelli (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1630-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    C.294-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case S1, shelf 1

Physical description

Dish, without foot-rim, painted in greyish blue, yellow, brownish orange, manganese purple and olive green, depicting a Roman military scene in the middle. A young emperor mounted, with double-headed eagle on the trappings of his horse, is haranguing his troops who surround him, with a hedge of spears in the background. On the rim, bordered with a row of quatrefoils similar to those on No.1093, military trophies separated by tasselled cords.

Place of Origin

Castelli (made)

Date

ca. 1630-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Diameter: 49 cm

Object history note

Purchase price note: Bought for £12 1s 6d.

Descriptive line

Dish, tin-glazed earthenware, made in Castelli, ca. 1630-1650

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

Rackham, Bernard. Catalogue of Italian maiolica. London : H.M.S.O., 1977.

Labels and date

Dish
Made in Italy
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.294-1938 [16/07/2008]

Materials

Earthenware

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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