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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Gubbio (made)

  • Date:

    1530-1540 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Credit Line:

    Alfred Williams Hearn Gift

  • Museum number:

    C.55-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 39, shelf 2

Physical description

Moulded dish on low foot, with painted double-headed eagle in the centre and a rim with foliage and berries. On the back, painted in gold lustre, a rough 'N' in the centre and radial stripes on the rim. Painted in blue and with red and gold lustre.

Place of Origin

Gubbio (made)

Date

1530-1540 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

'N'
Maker's mark painted on the back, in the centre

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 cm

Descriptive line

Moulded dish on low foot, painted double-headed eagle in the centre, made in Gubbio, Italy, 1530-40, tin-glazed earthenware

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

Join-Dieterle, C. [Petit Palais Catalogue]. 1984. No.59.
Bojani G.C., et al. Mastro Giorgio da Gubbio: una carriera sfolgorante. Gubbio, 1998. Cat.35.

Labels and date

Dish
Made in Gubbio, Italy 1530-40
N
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.55-1923 The Alfred Williams Hearn Gift [16/07/2008]

Production Note

John Mallet, 4-2-1999

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Tin glazing

Subjects depicted

Foliage; Eagle (double headed); Berries

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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