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  • Place of origin:

    Faenza (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1525 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by D. M. Currie

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 41, shelf 7

Physical description

Panel depicting the Assumption of the Virgin.

Place of Origin

Faenza (made)


ca. 1525 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'Assunta est maria i celum'
The assumption of Mary into heaven
Latin. Painted in Roman script on the front.


Height: 32 cm, Width: 22.5 cm

Descriptive line

Panel depicting the Assumption of the Virgin, made in Faenza, Italy, about 1525, 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

Panel depicting the Assumption of the Virgin
Made in Faenza, Italy About 1525
Assunta est maria i celum
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.487-1921 Bequeathed by Mr David M. Currie [16/07/2008]

Production Note

J Mallet
Armenian bole used for the piece.


Earthenware; Tin glaze


Painted; Glazed


Ceramics; Maiolica


Ceramics Collection

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