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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 43, shelf 4

Place of Origin

Italy (made)


late 17th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

The crowned shield of arms of Savoy
in purple

Descriptive line

Dish, made in Italy, tin-glazed earthenware, late 17th century

Labels and date

Made in Italy
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.5-1959 [16/07/2008]

Production Note

Compare G. Morazzoni, La maiolica antica ligure, Milan 1951, Figs 32-34 (painted blue and white with similar designs

A jug similarly painted in black on ???? is in the Truro Museum.

A smaller plate of the same palette dug up in fragmentary state at Southampton is illustrated by J.V.G. Mallet, "l' Importazione della Maiolica italiana in Inghilterra", Atti V, Centro Ligure per la storia della Ceramica, Albissola, 1972


Tin glaze; Earthenware


Ceramics; Maiolica; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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