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  • Place of origin:

    Urbino (made)

  • Date:

    1600-1620 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Workshop of the Patanazzi family (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 42, shelf 5

The scene of the satyr Pan pursuing the wood nymph Syrinx is taken from a woodcut by Bernard Salomon in the edition of the Roman poet Ovid's Metamorphoses (Book I) published by Jean de Tournes at Lyons in 1557.

Physical description

Plate of tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours with Pan and Syrinx in a bed of reeds. On the left, a reclining river god. A drilled suspension hole in the back.

Place of Origin

Urbino (made)


1600-1620 (made)


Workshop of the Patanazzi family (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware


Diameter: 22.5 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, probably Patanazzi workshop, Urbino, Italy, 1600-20, tin-glazed earthenware

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

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

Labels and date

Made in Probably Patanazzi workshop, Urbino, Italy 1600-20
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.656-1909 Given by J.H. Fitzhenry [16/07/2008]


Tin glaze; Earthenware


Ceramics; Maiolica; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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